Nations Share Mine Countermeasures Expertise in Korea

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) hosted military representatives from the Republic of Korea and members of the United Nations Command (UNC) member states for a series of talks on maritime mine countermeasures Oct. 27-30.
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Bataan Amphibious Ready Group Returns To Homeport

More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a nine—month deployment, returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va. and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek—Fort Story, Va. Oct. 31, 2014.
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GULF OF AQABA (Oct. 29, 2014)


Clearance divers from Fleet Diving Unit 3, assigned to Task Group 523.3, and divers from the Royal Naval Force of Jordan, conduct a search dive while participating in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX). IMCMEX includes navies from 44 countries whose focus is to promote regional security through mine countermeasure operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel Rolston (Released) 141029-N-CN059-115
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Dignitaries Visit USS George H.W. Bush

Dignitaries from Bulgaria, Georgia, Cyprus, Greece and the United States visited aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Oct. 29.
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Navy’s Largest Exercise Underway in the Middle East

The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX), the world’s largest naval exercise, with 44 participating nations from six continents, began with the Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 27.
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APRA HARBOR, Guam (Oct. 28, 2014)


The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arriveS in Guam for a goodwill port visit. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Cavagnaro (Released) 141028-N-IP531-005
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Navy Demonstrates New Autonomous Ground Vehicle with Modular Mission Capability

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) Reconnaissance and Detection Expendable Rover (RaDER) team recently demonstrated the autonomous operation of the first RaDER prototype.
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Wounded Warriors Show Strength during Warrior Care Month

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus named November 2014 Warrior Care Month in an all—Navy message (ALNAV) to Navy and Marine Corps personnel released Oct. 27.
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 27, 2014)


Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Kreutz, front, and Lt. Christopher Prue, shooters aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), give the signal to launch an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 from the ship’s flight deck. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Cavagnaro (Released) 141027-N-IP531-211
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SECNAV Visits Marines in New Caledonia

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus met with Marines from 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines in New Caledonia Oct. 24 as they completed Exercise AMERICAL II.
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