Your Navy TODAY – Pacific Ocean, 5th Fleet, Honolulu, Republic of Korea

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do.

130126-N-RJ834-189 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 26, 2013) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) fires a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) during a live-fire exercise. Kearsarge is conducting amphibious squadron/Marine expeditionary unit integration in preparation for a scheduled deployment this spring. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) fires a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) during a live-fire exercise, Jan. 26, 2013. Kearsarge is conducting amphibious squadron/Marine expeditionary unit integration in preparation for a scheduled deployment this spring. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)

130128-N-OY799-113 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 28, 2013) An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 launches from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 launches from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), Jan. 28, 2013. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

130130-N-ZQ631-174 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 30, 2013) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) fires the MK- 45 5 inch/54- caliber lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise. Lawrence is currently operating in the U.S. 7th fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Carla Ocampo/Released)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) fires the MK- 45 5 inch/54- caliber lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise, Jan. 30, 2013. Lawrence is currently operating in the U.S. 7th fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Carla Ocampo/Released)

130130-N-HG389-082 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 30, 2013) – An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Dusty Dogs” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7, delivers cargo from aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) to USS Kaufman (FFG 59) during a vertical replenishment. Truman is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise in preparation for its upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Parker/Released)

An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Dusty Dogs”€ of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7, delivers cargo from aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) to USS Kaufman (FFG 59) during a vertical replenishment, Jan. 30, 2013. Truman is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise in preparation for its upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Parker/Released)

Sonar Technician (Submarines) 1st Class Jeff Wansart runs to his family for the first hug following the return of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the western Pacific region, Jan. 25, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Steven Khor/Released)

Sonar Technician (Submarines) 1st Class Jeff Wansart runs to his family for the first hug following the return of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the western Pacific region, Jan. 25, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Steven Khor/Released)

130130-N-NJ145-110 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Jan 30, 2013) U.S. Navy Capt. Jim T. Jones, Commander USS Shiloh (CG 67) is greeted by Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Capt. Chui Sung Mock, Commander ROKS Choi Young (DDH 981) as the Ticonderoga-class Aegis guided-missile cruiser arrived at the Busan port. The ship will participate in Aegis interoperability training for joint and combined ROK and U.S. forces. Military to military exchanges, such as this Aegis interoperability event, strengthen cooperation and improve overall mission effectiveness through focused dialogue and hands-on training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney/Released)

U.S. Navy Capt. Jim T. Jones, Commander USS Shiloh (CG 67) is greeted by Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Capt. Chui Sung Mock, Commander ROKS Choi Young (DDH 981) as the Ticonderoga-class Aegis guided-missile cruiser arrived at the Busan port, Jan. 30, 2013. The ship will participate in Aegis interoperability training for joint and combined ROK and U.S. forces. Military to military exchanges, such as this Aegis interoperability event, strengthen cooperation and improve overall mission effectiveness through focused dialogue and hands-on training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney/Released)

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