Carl Vinson, Republic of Korea Navy Complete PHOTOEX

SEA OF JAPAN (March 22, 2017) United States and the Republic of Korea Navy vessels participate in a photo exercise during Exercise Foal Eagle. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a western Pacific deployment as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend the command and control functions of U.S. 3rd Fleet. Sad to see such a poor example of station keeping by ships on right side of picture.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released) March 24, 2017 – Aircraft carrier USS…

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Alexandria Visits Sasebo during Indo-Asia-Pacific Deployment

February 21, 2017 – Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) arrived at Fleet Activities Sasebo for a visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment, Feb. 19. The visit strengthens the already positive alliance between the U.S. and Japan through the crews’ interaction with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. It also demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s commitment to regional stability and maritime security in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.  “The crew of Alexandria is looking forward to another opportunity for liberty in Sasebo,” said Cmdr. Todd Santala, commanding…

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