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U.S. Navy Lt.j.g. Barry Shaw, right, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Lt. Takuya Watanabe, work together to establish ship alignment during Annual Exercise.,

U.S. Navy Lt.j.g. Barry Shaw, right, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense F...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 12, 2005) U.S. Navy Lt.j.g. Barry Shaw, right, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Lt. Takuya Watanabe, work together to establish ship alignment during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) ... more

US Navy (USN) guided missile cruisers and destroyers assigned to Destroyer Squadron 15 (DESTON 15), cruise in formation during a transit of the Tsugaru Strait as part of a bilateral Annual Exercise 2005 (ANNUALEX) with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF). ANNUALEX focuses on improving the military-to-military relationship between the US and Japan, improving bilateral interoperability, defending Japan against maritime threats and to improve capability for surface warfare, air defense and undersea warfare

US Navy (USN) guided missile cruisers and destroyers assigned to Destr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Tsugaru Straits Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Stephen W. Rose, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS COWPENS (CG 63) sails in formation with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ships and ships assigned to the USS Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group (CSG). The Kitty Hawk CSG is currently conducting the bilateral Annual Exercise 2005 (ANNUALEX) with JMSDF. ANNUALEX focuses on improving the military-to-military relationship between the US and Japan, to improve bilateral interoperability, defending Japan against maritime threats and to improve capability for surface warfare, air defense and undersea warfare

The US Navy (USN) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USS COWPENS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Todd Cichonowicz, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships cruise in formation near the conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as part of the bilateral Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX).

U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships cruis...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 15, 2005) U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships cruise in formation near the conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as part of the bilatera... more

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Takanami Class Destroyer JDS (Japanese Defense Ship) ONHAMI (DD 111) sails in formation with the US Navy (USN) Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) (center), the JMSDF Murasame Class Destroyer JDS HARUSAME (DD 102) (left rear), and the USN Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate USS VANDERGRIFT (FFG 48) (right rear). The Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is currently conducting the bilateral Annual Exercise 2005 (ANNUALEX) with JMSDF. ANNUALEX focuses on improving the military-to-military relationship between the US and Japan, to improve bilateral interoperability, defending Japan against maritime threats and to improve capability for...

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Takanami Class Destroyer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Takanami Class Destroyer JDS (Japanese Defense Ship) ONHAMI (DD 111) sails in form... more

The conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) enters Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2005.

The conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) ent...

Hong Kong (Nov. 24, 2005) The conventionally powered aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) enters Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2005. While in port Sailors wil... more

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RDML) (Lower Half) Douglas McClain, Commander, Carrier Strike Group 5 (CSG-5), thanks departing air wing Sailors for a successful underway period aboard the USN Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63). The Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group (CSG) returned to Yokosuka after completing a 50-day winter cruise, which included participation in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2005, a combined exercise with Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), and a port visit to Hong Kong

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RDML) (Lower Half) Douglas McClain, Comman...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Hospital, Yokosuka Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Benjamin Dennis, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams into Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams into Victoria Harbor for a port visit to...

South China Sea (Nov. 23, 2006) USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams into Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006. Kitty Hawk and Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) arrived for a... more

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams into Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams into Victoria Harbor for a port visit to...

South China Sea (Nov. 23, 2006) USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) steams into Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006. Kitty Hawk and Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW-5) arrived for a... more

Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) is moored with guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) while anchored in Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006.

Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) is moo...

Hong Kong (Nov. 28, 2006) Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) is moored with guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) while anchored in Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63).

Hong Kong (Nov. 28, 2006) The guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) is moored while anchored in Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006. Stethem (DDG 63) is c... more

HONG KONG (Nov. 28, 2006)  Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS ASHEVILLE (SSN 758) is moored with guided-missile destroyer USS STETHEM (DDG 63) while anchored in Victoria Harbor for a port visit to Hong Kong after completing Annual Exercise 2006. STETHEM is currently a part of the Forward Deployed Naval Force stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by ENSIGN Danny Ewing Jr. (Released)

HONG KONG (Nov. 28, 2006) Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack su...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Hong Kong (HKG) Scene Major Command Shown: USS ASHEVILLE (SSN 758) Scene Camera Operator: ENSIGN Danny Ewing Jr., USN Release Status: Released... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JDS Kongo (DDG 173) is underway in the Pacific Ocean.

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JDS Kongo (DDG 173) is...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 13, 2009) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JDS Kongo (DDG 173) is underway in the Pacific Ocean. George Washington, the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carri... more

Sailors lower a rigid hull inflatable boat to be used as a ready lifeboat during a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

Sailors lower a rigid hull inflatable boat to be used as a ready lifeb...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 16, 2009) Sailors lower a rigid hull inflatable boat to be used as a ready lifeboat during a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS T... more

Marine reconnaissance forces assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) secure a perimeter during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training exercise.

Marine reconnaissance forces assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 16, 2009) Marine reconnaissance forces assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) secure a perimeter during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training exercise aboard... more

Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) fast-rope from a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter during visit, board, search and seizure training exercise.

Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) fast-rope f...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 16, 2009) Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) fast-rope from a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter during visit, board, search and seizure training exercise aboard the amphib... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) is underway in the Pacific Ocean.

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) is underway in the Pacif...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) is underway in the Pacific Ocean. Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are participating in Annual Exercise ... more

Helicopters fly above the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as it maneuvers into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Helicopters fly above the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) Helicopters fly above the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as it maneuvers into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritim... more

Helicopters fly above the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JDS Hiei (DDH 142) and JDS Kongo (DDG 173) as they maneuver into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Helicopters fly above the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) Helicopters fly above the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JDS Hiei (DDH 142) and JDS Kongo (DDG 173) as they maneuver into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 2... more

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Mitsubishi SH-60J Sea Hawk helicopter flies over the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Mitsubishi SH-60J Sea Hawk helicop...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Mitsubishi SH-60J Sea Hawk helicopter flies over the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ship... more

The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) transits the Pacific Ocean during Annual Exercise.

The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) trans...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) transits the Pacific Ocean during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). ANNUALEX is a yearly bilateral exercise with the ... more

Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly over ships during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly over ships during Annual Ex...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly over the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, the Haruna-class helicopter destroyer HS Hiei (DDH 142) and the Atogo-class guided-miss... more

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is underway in the Pacific Ocean.

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is underway in the...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is underway in the Pacific Ocean. Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are participating in Annual Exe... more

The guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers Chokai (DDG 176) and Isoyuki (DD 127) are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

The guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) and the Japan Maritime S...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers Chokai (DDG 176) and Isoyuki (DD 127) are underway in formation during Annual Exe... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in forma...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are... more

Helicopters fly above the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as it maneuvers into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Helicopters fly above the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) Helicopters fly above the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) as it maneuvers into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritim... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JDS Hiei (DDH 142) and JDS Kongo (DDG 173) maneuver into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JDS Hiei (DDH 142) and JD...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JDS Hiei (DDH 142) and JDS Kongo (DDG 173) maneuver into formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ships from the U.S. Navy and ... more

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, the Haruna-class helicopter destroyer HS Hiei (DDH 142) and the Atogo-class guided-missile destroyer JS Ashigara (DDG 178), and the U.S... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sips during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (D...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sips during Annual Exercise (ANNU... more

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Mitsubishi SH-60J Sea Hawk helicopter flies over the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Mitsubishi SH-60J Sea Hawk helicop...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Mitsubishi SH-60J Sea Hawk helicopter flies over the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ships fro... more

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, the Haruna-class helicopter destroyer HS Hiei (DDH 142) and the Atogo-class guided-missile destroyer JS Ashigara (DDG 178), and the U.S... more

 The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) is underway in the Pacific Ocean.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) is underway in the P...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) is underway in the Pacific Ocean. Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are participating in Annual Exerci... more

The Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) is underway in the Pacific Ocean.

The Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) is underwa...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) is underway in the Pacific Ocean. Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are participating in An... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in forma...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G). Ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are... more

Ships at Whire Beach, Okinawa.

Ships at Whire Beach, Okinawa.

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (Oct. 29, 2011) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), the japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships JS Osumi (LST 4001), JS Chokai (DDG 176), JS Ashigara (DDG 178) and other ... more

Rear Adm. Sean Buck and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Hiroo Hatanaka conduct a press conference about Annual Exercise 2011.

Rear Adm. Sean Buck and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Hi...

ATSUGI, Japan (Oct. 31, 2011) Rear Adm. Sean Buck, commander of Patrol and Reconnaissance Force 7th Fleet, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Hiroo Hatanaka speaks to the media about Annual Exercis... more

Rear Adm. John Haley discusses Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2011 with Vice Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano.

Rear Adm. John Haley discusses Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2011 with Vi...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 31, 2011) Rear Adm. John Haley, commander of Carrier Strike Group 5 and Task Force 70, right, discusses Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2011 with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Vice Ad... more

Rear Adm. Sean Buck and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Hiroo Hatanaka conduct a press conference about Annual Exercise 2011.

Rear Adm. Sean Buck and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Hi...

ATSUGI, Japan (Oct. 31, 2011) Rear Adm. Sean Buck, commander of Patrol and Reconnaissance Force 7th Fleet, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Adm. Hiroo Hatanaka speak to the media about Annual Exercise... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JDS Hyuga (DDH 181), left, conducts a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JDS Hyuga (...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 31, 2011) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JDS Hyuga (DDH 181), left, conducts a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler US... more

Rear Adm. Sean Buck speaks to the media about Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2011.

Rear Adm. Sean Buck speaks to the media about Annual Exercise (ANNUALE...

ATSUGI, Japan (Oct. 31, 2011) Rear Adm. Sean Buck, commander of Patrol and Reconnaissance Force 7th Fleet, speaks to the media about Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2011 at the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force air ... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) pulls alongside the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force oiler JS Hamana (AOE 424) for a replenishment at sea.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) pulls alongside ...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 02, 2011) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) pulls alongside the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force oiler JS Hamana (AOE 424) for a replenishment at sea during Annual Exer... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3 Orion aircraft fly overhead during a formation in Annual Exercise 2011.

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3 Orion aircraft fly overhead duri...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3 Orion aircraft fly overhead during a formation in Annual Exercise 2011. Annual Exercise is a bi-lateral field training exercise designed to pr... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) prepares to turn from a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise 2011.

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (D...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) prepares to turn from a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annu... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JDS Atago (DDG 177) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JDS Ata...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JDS Atago (DDG 177) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Ex... more

 U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in form...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise 2011. Annual Exercise is a bi-lateral field training exercise designed to practice... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Shimakaze (DDG 172) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise 2011

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Shimakaze (DDG 172) tra...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Shimakaze (DDG 172) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise 2011. Ann... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise 2011

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in forma...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation during Annual Exercise 2011. Annual Exercise is a bi-lateral field training exercise designed to practice... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation while Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3 Orion aircraft

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in forma...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit in formation while Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3 Orion aircraft fly overhead during Annual Exercise 2011. Annu... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) fall into formation as they prepare for a refueling at sea with the Japanese oiler Tokiwa (AOE 423) during Annual Exercise (AE) 2013.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) fa...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 20, 2013) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) fall into formation as they prepare for a refueling at sea with the Japanese oiler Tokiwa (AOE 423) during Annu... more

An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Annual Exercise 13.

An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadr...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 26, 2013) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Annu... more

A helicopter with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force lifts off from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Annual Exercise (AE) 13.

A helicopter with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force lifts off from...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 27, 2013) A helicopter with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force lifts off from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Annual Exercise (AE) 13. AE13 is designed to incr... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Tyler Stives, from Spring, Texas, inspects a catapult after an aircraft launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Annual Exercise (AE) 13.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Tyler Stives, from Spr...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 27, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Tyler Stives, from Spring, Texas, inspects a catapult after an aircraft launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (C... more

A member of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force works inside the combat operations center of the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 2013.

A member of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force works inside the com...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 27, 2013) A member of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force works inside the combat operations center of the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 20... more

131128-N-BX824-636 PHILIPPINE SEA  (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

131128-N-BX824-636 PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washingt...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AnnualEx 13 is desig... more

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center-right, leads the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center-right, lea...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center-right, leads the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in tactical maneuve... more

131128-N-BX824-750 PHILIPPINE SEA  (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

131128-N-BX824-750 PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washingt...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AnnualEx 13 is desig... more

Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of the  aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) looks out at the flight deck during helicopter operations during Annual Exercise (AE) 13.

Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Geo...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), looks out at the flight deck during helicopter operations during Annual Exercise (AE... more

The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washingto...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annua... more

The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense For...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AE13 is designed to ... more

The Close In Weapons System (CIWS) aboard the Ticonderoga-class missile-guided cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54) fires rounds down range for a live fire exercise during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

The Close In Weapons System (CIWS) aboard the Ticonderoga-class missil...

SEA SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 17, 2015) The Close In Weapons System (CIWS) aboard the Ticonderoga-class missile-guided cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54) fires rounds down range for a live fire exercise during Annual Exer... more

Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) fire a L131 pencil flare on the starboard bridge-wing of the ship during a fare exercise as part of Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS C...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 17, 2015) Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) fire a L131 pencil flare on the starboard bridge-wing of the ship during a far... more

A chaff round fires from a decoy launching system aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) during a chaff exercise as part of Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

A chaff round fires from a decoy launching system aboard the Ticondero...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 18, 2015) A chaff round fires from a decoy launching system aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) during a chaff exercise as part of Annual... more

Ensign Gloria Armentrout looks out from the bridge of the Ticonderoga-class missile-guided cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54) during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

Ensign Gloria Armentrout looks out from the bridge of the Ticonderoga-...

SEAS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 18, 2015) Ensign Gloria Armentrout looks out from the bridge of the Ticonderoga-class missile-guided cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54) during Annual Exercise (AE) 16. Antietam is participat... more

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits duri...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 19, 2015) Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits during Annual Exercise (AE) 16. Ronald Reagan is participating in AE16 to increase interoperability betwee... more

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) observe as the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway in formation with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) observe...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 21, 2015) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) observe as the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway in formation with the Japan Maritime Self-Defen... more

The forward-deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) takes part in an underway-replenishment with the Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

The forward-deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chan...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 22, 2015) The forward-deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) takes part in an underway-replenishment with the Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS T... more

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) joins the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 73) and the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group.

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) joins the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 73) and the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and s... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits the ocean after completion of Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits the ocean after completion of Annual Exercise (AE) 16. AE16 is an annual event to increase interoperab... more

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Ann...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is participating in Annual Exercise 16 to... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Ann...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is participating in Annual Exercise 16 to... more

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercis... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

Ensign Michelle Yau uses a telescopic alidade and relays bearings aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) before a photo exercise during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

Ensign Michelle Yau uses a telescopic alidade and relays bearings aboa...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) Ensign Michelle Yau uses a telescopic alidade and relays bearings aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) before a photo exercise d... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) observe as the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway in formation with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) observe...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) observe as the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway in formation with the Japan Maritime Self-Defen... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

Ensign Nicholas Nesbit, assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), stands watch on the bridge wing while joining the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 73) and the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group.

Ensign Nicholas Nesbit, assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) Ensign Nicholas Nesbit, assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), stands watch on the bridge wing while joining th... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers gather at White Beach during the start of Annual Exercise 2017 (ANNUALEX).

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers gather at White B...

OKINAWA, Japan (Nov. 14, 2017) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers gather at White Beach during the start of Annual Exercise 2017 (ANNUALEX). ANNUALEX is a bilateral training exercise between t... more

apan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers gather at White Beach at the start of Annual Exercise 2017 (ANNUALEX).

apan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers gather at White Be...

OKINAWA, Japan (Nov. 15, 2017) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers gather at White Beach at the start of Annual Exercise 2017 (ANNUALEX). ANNUALEX is a bilateral training exercise between the U... more

irman Nicholas Stonestreet, moves an E-2D Hawkeye assigned to Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and flagship of Carrier Strike Group Five, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

irman Nicholas Stonestreet, moves an E-2D Hawkeye assigned to Airborne...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Airman Nicholas Stonestreet, moves an E-2D Hawkeye assigned to Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and fla... more

Aviation Boatswain' s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Kenzie Riley directs an aircraft on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and flagship of Carrier Strike Group Five, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Aviation Boatswain' s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Kenzie Riley directs a...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Aviation Boatswain' s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Kenzie Riley directs an aircraft on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and flagship of Carrier Strike ... more

Lt. Nicholas O'Neill, from Carson City, Nev., signals for the launch of an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Lt. Nicholas O'Neill, from Carson City, Nev., signals for the launch o...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Lt. Nicholas O'Neill, from Carson City, Nev., signals for the launch of an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 from the flight deck of the Navy's for... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Eddie Rodriguez stands deck edge operator watch as an aircraft launches.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Eddie Rodriguez stands...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Eddie Rodriguez stands deck edge operator watch as an aircraft launches from the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraf... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Yao Zoumavor directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 .

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Yao Zoumavor directs an...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Yao Zoumavor directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-... more

Sailors observe as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 launches from the flight deck.

Sailors observe as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter ...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Sailors observe as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 launches from the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and flagship... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Shelby Hochmuth clears the launching area as an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 prepares to launch.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Shelby Hochmuth clears th...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 18, 2017) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Shelby Hochmuth clears the launching area as an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 prepares to launch ... more