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USS Reuben James (FFG 57)


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Reuben James 837k 18 September 2000: At sea - Aboard USS Reuben James, Seaman Robert Marchbanks of Dallas, TX. scans the horizon for contacts as warships from the Republic of Singapore follow the guided missile frigate in the South China Sea. Both Navies are training at sea during the final phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2000. CARAT is an annual series of bilateral exercises between the United States and Southeast Asian navies designed to promote interoperability between nations. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #000918-N-5961C-001 by PH1 Spike Call, from the Navy Newstand) Navsource
Reuben James 164k 26 September 2002: At sea aboard Reuben James - During a General Quarters (GQ) drill aboard the guided missile frigate, Damage Controlman 2nd Class Brian Adams assists with the firefighting gear of Pakistani Lieutenant Affan Anis from the Pakistani ship Tippu Sultan (DDG 185). Reuben James is participating in exercise Inspired Siren 02, a U.S.-Pakistani bilateral military exercise involving surface and air forces from the two nations. The exercise is designed to strengthen the interoperability and tactical proficiency of both Pakistani and U.S. forces. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #020924-N-4309A-030 by PH2 Aaron Ansarov, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 130k 22 October 2002: At sea aboard Reuben James - Hull Technician 1st Class John O'Donnell prepares for his daily workday aboard the ship, in his berthing area aboard the guided missile frigate. Reuben James is participating in United Nations sanctioned Maritime Interdiction Operation exercises in the Central Command Area of Operation in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Southern Watch. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #021022-N-4309A-053 by PH2 Aaron Ansarov, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 115k 22 October 2002: At sea aboard Reuben James - Chief Engineman Gureau measures sailors in order to determine whether or not sailors they meet body fat requirements in preparation for the Navys semi-annual Physical Readiness Test (PRT). (U.S. Navy photo DVID #021022-N-4309A-113 by PH2 Aaron Ansarov, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 127k 22 October 2002: At sea aboard Reuben James - Damage Controlman 1st Class David Hernandez studies his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) books in his rack aboard the guided missile frigate. A Sailors rack is the only place that he can actually call his home while underway. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #021022-N-4309A-128 by PH2 Aaron Ansarov, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 183k 22 October 2002: At sea aboard Reuben James - Torpedomans Mate 2nd Class Ramelb studies his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) books in one of the guided missile frigates ammunition magazines. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #021022-N-4309A-379 by PH2 Aaron Ansarov, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 198k 22 October 2002: At sea aboard Reuben James - Photographers Mate 1st Class Scott Sagisi captures video of the Reuben James Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) team. The guided missile frigate is participating in United Nations sanctioned Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) in the Central Command Area of Operation in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Southern Watch. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #021022-N-4309A-560 by PH2 Aaron Ansarov, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 434k 27 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Friends and family members welcome the crew of Reuben James as it returns to her homeport at Pearl Harbor. Reuben James is among the first ships to return home from Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. (U.S. Navy photo #030427-N-8157C-057 by PH2 Dennis Cantrell from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 113k 27 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A sailor rushes down the brow of Reuben James to meet family members shortly after returning to homeport following over nine months at sea, the ships longest deployment in 30 years. Reuben James deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraqs weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #030427-N-3228G-002 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 110k 27 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A sailor reunites with a family member on the pier after his ship, Reuben James returned to homeport after an extended nine-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #030427-N-3228G-003 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 164k 27 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A family member of Electricians Mate 1st Class Charles Jones, a sailor aboard Reuben James, clutches a star with his fathers name inscribed on it shortly after the ship returned to homeport. Family members made a banner with a star for each Reuben James Sailor while the ship was on an extended nine-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #030427-N-3228G-004 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 352k 16 May 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - USS Reuben James holds a Change of Command Ceremony during which outgoing Commanding Officer, Commander Edward J. Lester renders a hand salute and is piped ashore. Commander Lester will depart the USS Reuben James (FFG 57) and report to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the Reactor Officer. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #030516-N-4995T-073 by PH3 Victoria A. Tullock, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 172k 20 June 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Lt. Matthew Poirier, navigator aboard the guided missile frigate Reuben James, conducts a tour for National Football League’s San Francisco Forty-Niner cheerleaders aboard the ship. The cheerleaders were in Hawaii to pose for photos for a calendar and also to tour Pearl Harbor based ships. The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) and USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) held autograph sessions at the Navy Exchange. (U.S. Navy photo #030620-N-3228G-003 by PH1 William R. Goodwin from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 373k 20 June 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - The National Football Leagues (NFL) San Francisco Forty-Niners cheerleaders sign autographs for sailors aboard the guided missile frigate Reuben James. The cheerleaders were in Hawaii to pose for photos for a calendar and also to tour Pearl Harbor based ships. The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) and USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) held autograph sessions at the Navy Exchange. (U.S. Navy photo #030620-N-3228G-002 by PH1 William R. Goodwin from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 335k 22 August 2003: Kaneohe, Hi. - Chief petty officer selectees from Reuben James congratulate each other after conquering the leadership reaction course during the Fourth Annual Chief Selectee Fleet Marine Force Challenge hosted by Fleet Marine Force chief petty officers and Marines from Combat Surface Support Group Three. Nearly 100 selectees competed in the confidence course, obstacle course, leadership reaction course, pugel stick training and a general-purpose tent pitch. Reuben James selectees took first place in the days competition. The day-long event was part of a five-week initiation designed to emphasize Navy core values of honor, courage and commitment while transitioning to their prospective rank of chief petty officer. (U.S. Navy photo #030822-N-3228G-015 by PH1 William R. Goodwin from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 134k 12 February 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A line-handler aboard Reuben James adds slack to a mooring line while preparing the ship for getting underway. Reuben James is scheduled to perform various counter drug operations in the Eastern regions of the South Pacific Ocean. Reuben James returned ten months ago from the Arabian Gulf following a nine-month deployment in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo #040212-N-3019M-002 by JOSN Ryan C. McGinley from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 259k 23 April 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Seaman Jesse L. Miller, left, and Seaman Stephen Hopwood install a rat guard on a bow mooring line after their ship, the guided missile frigate USS Reuben James (FFG 57) returned to Pearl Harbor. Reuben James is returning to Pearl Harbor after a three-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean to monitor, detect and counter drug activities. During the deployment, the crew aboard Reuben James rescued 149 Ecuadorian men, women, and children from the sinking motor vessel MV Margyl Margarita, returning them safely to Ecuador. (U.S. Navy photo #040423-N-3228G-009 by PH1 William R. Goodwin from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 76k 23 April 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Chief Engineman Robert Caldwell greets a loved one on the pier after his ship, Reuben James returned to her homeport at Pearl Harbor. Reuben James returned to Pearl Harbor after a three-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean to monitor, detect and counter drug activities. (U.S. Navy photo #040423-N-3228G-006 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 199k 31 January 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Terry Scott speaks to sailors assigned to Reuben James about how fleet surveys affected the concept of the new Task Force Uniform. MCPON Terry Scott visited various bases in Hawaii to speak to sailors about education, training, and the new Task Force Uniform concept. (U.S. Navy photo #050131-N-3207B-099 by PH2 Jennifer L. Bailey from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 199k 23 June 2006: The Arabian Sea - Independent Duty Corpsman, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Matthew Breske and Culinary Specialist Seaman Justin Brandenburg give medical treatment to a Kenyan civilian sailor aboard the guided-missile frigate Reuben James. Reuben James rescued the sailor in the Arabian Sea. (U.S. Navy photo #060623-N-1924D-001 by Ens. Jon Derges from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 97k 31 August 2006: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - U.S. Navy Operations Specialist 1st Class Stephen Cornell, an anti-submarine tactical controller onboard Reuben James, homeported at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, prepares to raise the Navy Jack during morning colors on 31 August 2006. Since May 2002, all U.S. Navy ships have flown the Navy Jack from 8 a.m. to sunset daily while in port. The temporary substitution for the Union Jack represents a historic reminder of the nation's and Navy's origin and the will to persevere and triumph during the Global War On Terrorism. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SD-07-12617 (060831-N-4965F-002) by MC1 James E. Foehl from the DVIC)
Reuben James 127k 19 January 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A boxing trainer from USA Boxing Hawaii Association, Inc., adjust the headgear of Electronics Technician 3rd Class Anthony Skillman, assigned to Reuben James, in preparation of a light-heavyweight boxing match at Bloch Arena. The boxing match was part of a tournament for the Surface Navy Association, Surface Line Week. (U.S. Navy photo #070119-N-4965F-007 by MC1 James E. Foehl from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 159k 19 January 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Seaman Marcus Johnson (right), assigned to Reuben James, moves around his opponent, a sailor assigned to the Honolulu based Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis (WHEC 725), during a welter weight boxing match at Bloch Arena. The boxing match was part of a tournament for the Surface Navy Association, Surface Line Week. (U.S. Navy photo #0070119-N-4965F-023 by MC1 James E. Foehl from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 182k 20 April 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Gunners Mate 3rd Class Joshua Taft, Gas Turbine System Technician Electrical 3rd Class David Demarest and Seaman Richard Collins, assigned to Reuben James, stand by as a sailor assigned to Indonesian naval training ship KRI Dewaruci raises a flag from the bowsprit while mooring pierside Naval Station Pearl Harbor. Dewaruci is scheduled to sail to Newport, R.I., to participate in the American Sail Training Association Tall Ship Challenge Rhode Island 2007. Dewaruci's overseas sailing mission provides an avenue for sea training of Indonesian naval cadets and promotes goodwill in tourism, culture and international relationships. (U.S. Navy photo #070420-N-4965F-010 by MC1 James E. Foehl from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 243k 09 August 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Auxiliary officer, Lt.(jg) Scott Martin, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Reuben James, explains the controls and operation of the central control station to Boy Scouts and Troop Leaders from Boy Scout Venture Crew 457 Explorer Post 2195, in Toledo, Ohio, during a ship tour. The scouts interacted with the sailors during their visit to learn more about life aboard a Navy ship. (U.S. Navy photo #070809-N-9758L-021 by MC3 Michael A. Lantron from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 118k 09 August 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Gunners Mate 1st Class Austin Hensley, assigned to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, lines up a gun scope with the barrel for a MK-38 25mm machine gun aboard the guided-missile frigate Reuben James. Reuben James is preparing for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo #070809-N-7138C-047 by MCSN Byung K. Cho from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 86k 24 August 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A senior chief petty officer aboard Reuben James says goodbye to his family before departing for a Western Pacific deployment in support of the global war on terrorism. (U.S. Navy photo #070824-N-0879R-005 by MCC David Rush from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 79k 24 August 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Family and friends say goodbye to Sailors aboard Reuben James as they depart for the Western Pacific in support of the global war on terrorism. (U.S. Navy photo #070824-N-0879R-010 by MCC David Rush from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 191k 05 March 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Seaman Timothy Anderson and Seaman Arthur Torres, both assigned to the guided-missile frigate Reuben James, heave on a line to bring a platform alongside after painting the side of the ship. Reuben James is in a stand-down period following a six-month western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo #080305-N-9758L-022 by MC2 Michael A. Lantron from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 200k 23 September 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - The son of a sailor assigned to the Pearl Harbor-based Reuben James sits next to two M-240B machine guns as the ship departs Naval Station Pearl Harbor during a friends and family day cruise. (U.S. Navy photo #080923-N-9758L-058 by MC2 Michael A. Lantron from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 360k 23 September 2008: The Pacific Ocean - Sailors, friends and family members enjoy a steel beach picnic during a friends and family day cruise aboard the Pearl Harbor-based Reuben James. More than 150 friends and family members were aboard for the day cruise and observed a 25mm gun shoot, donning of fire-fighting equipment and a steel beach picnic. (U.S. Navy photo #080923-N-9758L-264 by MC2 Michael A. Lantron from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 184k 23 September 2008: The Pacific Ocean - Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Taft explains the capabilities of a 50-caliber machine gun to a friend of a sailor assigned to the Pearl Harbor-based Reuben James during a friends and family day cruise. More than 150 friends and family members were aboard for the day cruise and observed a 25mm gun shoot, donning of fire-fighting equipment and a steel beach picnic. (U.S. Navy photo #080923-N-9758L-095 by MC2 Michael A. Lantron from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 130k 19 December 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Hula dancers perform as family and friends welcome the Pearl Harbor-based guided missile frigate USS Reuben James (FFG 57) during the ship's return to Naval Station Pearl Harbor after supporting the Pacific Fleet's Mid-Pacific Surface Combatant Operational Employment. Reuben James also participated in Joint Special Operations Task Force Philippines and multi-national exercises ANNUALEX 20G and SHAREM 159. (U.S. Navy photo #081219-N-0879R-001 by MCC David Rush from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 388k 19 December 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - (U.S. Navy photos from the Navy Newstand)
Top Left: EM1(SW) Jaylor Tagay greets his newborn child during the return of Reuben James to Naval Station Pearl Harbor.
Top Right: MR1(SW) Larry Shipman greets his wife, Akeisha, and son, Camron, during the ship's return to Pearl Harbor.
Bottom Left: Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Jurode departs Reuben James with Christmas presents.
(top and bottom left: U.S. Navy photos #081219-N-9758L-125 and 081219-N-9758L-138 by MC2 Michael A. Lantron; top right: U.S. Navy photos #081219-N-0879R-002 by MCC David Rush)
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Reuben James 176k 16 April 2009: At sea, the Pacific Ocean - Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Bryan Silva refills a self-contained breathing apparatus aboard Reuben James. Reuben James is conducting routine training exercises in support of the Pacific Fleet Mid-Pacific Surface Combatant Operational Employment. The Mid-Pacific Surface Combatant Operational Employment program calls for all 11 Hawaii-based surface combatants to focus on the western Pacific Ocean by conducting intermediate or advanced training and regular deployments in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #090416-N-3666S-052 by MC3 Robert Stirrup, from the Navy Newstand) Navsource
Reuben James 105k 17 April 2009: At sea, the Pacific Ocean - Operations Specialist 3rd Class Jesse Salgado looks through a telescopic alidade on the bridge of Reuben James as the ship returns to Naval Station Pearl Harbor. Reuben James is conducting routine training exercises in support of the Pacific Fleet Mid-Pacific Surface Combatant Operational Employment. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #090417-N-3666S-015 by MC3 Robert Stirrup, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 105k 17 April 2009: At sea, the Pacific Ocean - Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Cesar Romero, left, and Sonar Technician 3rd Class Alberto Maldonado repair mooring lines on the flight deck of Reuben James as the ship returns to Naval Station Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #090417-N-3666S-030 by MC3 Robert Stirrup, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 236k 18 May 2009: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Chief Boatswain's Mate Gene Grausam explains weapons systems aboard Reuben James to Navy Junior ROTC cadets from Waiakea High School. Reuben James is supporting the Pacific Fleet Mid-Pacific Surface Combatant Operational Employment. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #090518-N-3666S-034 by MC3 Robert Stirrup, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 122k 15 January 2010: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Sailors say good-bye to their loved ones as they prepare to board the guided-missile frigate Reuben James for a scheduled six-month deployment. Reuben James will be deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #100115-N-3666S-007 by MC2 Robert Stirrup, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 1003k 15 November 2010: the Pacific Ocean - A member of the visit, board, search and seizure team from the guided-missile frigate Reuben James detains a sailor playing the role of a suspect aboard the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) during exercise Koa Kai off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands. Koa Kai is the primary integrated training event for mid-Pacific surface combatant units. Koa Kai encompasses Hawaii-based surface, submarine and aviation assets, and other commands within the Hawaii region. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #101115-N-3666S-111 by MC2 Robert Stirrup, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 256k 01 February 2011: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate Reuben James secure mooring lines as the ship gets underway for a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #110201-N-7498L-217 by MC2 Mark Logico, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 205k 01 April 2011: Okinawa, Japan - Senior Chief Fire Controlman Lon Walters, center left, and Chief Information Systems Technician Josh Hoffman, center right, cut a cake in celebration of the 118th birthday of the chief petty officer rank aboard the guided-missile frigate Reuben James. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #110401-N-XX151-071 by MC2 Aaron M. Pineda, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 213k 30 May 2011: Jakarta, Indonesia - Master-at-Arms 1st Class Darryl Robertson-Dias points out equipment used in the bridge to a group of Indonesian visitors during a guided tour of the guided-missile frigate Reuben James. Reuben James is deployed in support of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Indonesia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #110530-N-VY256-286 by MC3 Christopher S. Johnson, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 245k 31 May 2011: Jakarta, Indonesia - Lt.(jg) Chris Wilkins, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Reuben James, entertains children with a magnifying glass at a community service project at SDN-1 Elementary School for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Indonesia 2011. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #110531-N-KK935-030 by MC2 Jessica Bidwell, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 255k 20 June 2011: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hi. - Cmdr. David Miller, commanding officer of Reuben James, holds his daughter during a homecoming celebration after the ship's return to homeport after a five-month deployment in the western Pacific Ocean. Reuben James conducted fisheries patrols in the exclusive economic zones of various Pacific Island nations and integrated operations with coalition partners. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #110620-N-RI884-147 by MC2 Daniel Barker, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 147k 20 June 2011: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hi. - Chief Information Systems Technician Demetrious Farrie, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Reuben James, greets his family during a homecoming celebration after the ship's return to homeport after a five-month deployment in the western Pacific Ocean. Reuben James conducted fisheries patrols in the exclusive economic zones of various Pacific Island nations and integrated operations with coalition partners. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #110620-N-WP746-398 by MC2 Mark Logico, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 183k 03 April 2012: the Pacific Ocean - Sailors aboard Reuben James heave a line during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser(T-AO 187) during exercise Koa Kai 12-2. Koa Kai is a semiannual exercise in the waters around Hawaii designed to prepare independent deployers in multiple warfare areas and provide training in a multi-ship environment. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #120403-N-XD424-046 by MC3 Dustin W. Sisco, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 99k 04 April 2012: the Pacific Ocean - Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tiffany Milne stands a watch on the bridge of the guided-missile frigate Reuben James during exercise Koa Kai 12-2. Koa Kai is a semiannual exercise in the waters around Hawaii designed to prepare independent deployers in multiple warfare areas and provide training in a multi-ship environment. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #120404-N-XD424-052 by MC3 Dustin W. Sisco, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 126k 04 April 2012: the Pacific Ocean - Seaman Recruit Ryan Pinkowski steers Reuben James during exercise Koa Kai 12-2. Koa Kai is a semiannual exercise in the waters around Hawaii designed to prepare independent deployers in multiple warfare areas and provide training in a multi-ship environment. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #120404-N-XD424-038 by MC3 Dustin W. Sisco, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 134k 04 April 2012: the Pacific Ocean - Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Zach Toonstra instructs line handlers aboard the guided-missile frigate Reuben James during exercise Koa Kai 12-2. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #120404-N-XD424-068 by MC3 Dustin W. Sisco, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 284k 09 November 2012: Muaru, Brunei Darussalam - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate Reuben James and Royal Brunei Armed Forces compete during a sports day event. Both countries competed in soccer, softball, football, volleyball and tug-o-war. Sports day came after the closing ceremony of the 18th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise between the U.S. Navy and Royal Brunei Armed Forces. CARAT is a series of bilateral military exercises between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Timor Leste. CARAT Brunei has been part of the series since it began in 1995. The overarching goal of CARAT Brunei 2012 is to enhance regional capabilities and cooperation, promote understanding, and improve interoperability and readiness of participating forces. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #121108-N-ZZ999-219 by MCC Michael Ard, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 118k 03 May 2013: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Cmdr. Daniel Valascho, commanding officer of the guided-missile frigate Reuben James, embraces his daughter after a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific region. Reuben James is scheduled to be decommissioned later this year after 27 years of service. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #130503-N-QG393-225 by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham, from the Navy Newstand)
Reuben James 113k 03 May 2013: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Chief Yeoman Darnell LaCour embraces his 3-year-old daughter after a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific region aboard Reuben James. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #130503-N-QG393-239 by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham, from the Navy Newstand)

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