USS Freedom in the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal

01/03/2011
01/02/2011 - Sailors assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Freedom watch from the flight deck as a set of gates closes within the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal. Freedom was conducting counter-illicit trafficking operations and theater security cooperation in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility. [slidepress gallery='uss-freedom-in-the-gatun-locks-of-the-panama-canal']…

USS Freedom and Rim of the Pacific 2010

08/24/2010
Franscisco Valdovinos, chief boatswain's mate, assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Freedom, watches as Freedom approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard for a refueling at sea. Freedom and Bonhomme Richard are participating in Rim of the Pacific 2010, the world's largest international maritime exercise. [slidepress gallery='uss-freedom-and-rim-of-the-pacific-2010'] Credit:…

Rim of the Pacific 2010

07/07/2010
This slide show highlights some of the participants in this year’s Pacific-based multinational naval exercise, Rim of the Pacific which is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multinational interoperability. [slidepress gallery='rim-of-the-pacific-2010'] Credit: US Navy Visual News Service, June 26th, 2010 The first photo shows the…