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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 7, 2018) Sailors, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), package relief supplies during a community relations project to support evacuees of the recent Mayon Volcano eruption. Bonhomme Richard is in Manila to strengthen relations with Philippine partners while operating in the Indo-Pacific region as part of a regularly scheduled patrol and provides a rapid-response capability in the event of a regional contingency or natural disaster. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Sykes/Released)

A Sailor assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) mans the sail after the boat surfaces through the ice cover March 10, 2018 in support of Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018. ICEX 2018 is a five-week exercise that allows the Navy to assess its operational readiness in the Arctic, increase experience in the region, advance understanding of the Arctic environment, and continue to develop relationships with other services, allies and partner organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 2nd Class Micheal H. Lee/Released)
Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Jessica Baldwin rings bells to mark the time aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Hogan/Released)
Fire Controlman 2nd Class Vincent Scudieri, left, and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Arthur Chu man the remote operator console on the bridge of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) during a general quarters drill, March 9, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kallysta Castillo)
Chief Boatswain’s Mate Martin Clark, command training team lead assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 11, High Value Unit (HVU) Pacific Northwest, and Chief Boatswain’s Mate Kalis Fells, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1’s Training and Evaluation Unit, review the drill guide during navigational check rides during a mid-cycle inspection. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Boatswain’s Mate Nelson Doromal/Released)
Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Elijah Smith, from Austin, Texas, brazes a pipe for training on the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during MultiSail 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sarah Myers/Released)
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Sean Aldan, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), attaches cargo cables to ordnance on the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand/Released)
Musician 1st Class Jonathan Yanik performs during a U.S. Navy Band concert at the University of Missouri St. Louis in St. Louis. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Musician Adam Grimm/Released)
Seaman Andrew Kiley takes navigation readings aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) as the ship transits the Strait of Gibraltar, Feb. 28, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Holmes/Released)
Vietnamese chefs teach Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) how to prepare local dishes during a community service event in Da Nang, Vietnam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tom Tonthat/Released)
Ensign Nancy Smith, from Asheville, North Carolina, uses the bridge-to-bridge radio aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) to speak with a marine patrol craft during Multisail 18. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Benjamin Dobbs/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

Navy Life in Guam

Blue Angels Crew Chief, Yeoman 2nd Class Kyle Wood, shakes hands with Blue Angels Opposing Solo pilot, Lt. Brandon Hempler, before a training flight over the Imperial Valley. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jess Gray/Released)
Naval Aircrewman Helicopter 3rd Class Matthew D’Aguiar, assigned to the “Chargers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14, performs a preflight inspection on an MH-60 Sea Hawk helciopter at Naval Air Station North Island. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Isaacs/Released)
Seaman Jarrett Kelly stands watch aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Eleanor D. Vara/Released)
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers, an aerial cameraman assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), takes a selfie from the cockpit of an E-2C Hawkeye 2000. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Hannah E. Hinton boards the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)
Sailors assigned to Navy Region Hawaii transport the remains of U.S. Navy Reserve Chief Water Tender Paul R. Wright at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Claire Farin/Released)
Safety officer, Cmdr. Shad Herrenkohl observes flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rebekah A. Watkins/Released)
Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Beck, a Sailor assigned to the commander of Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (COMLCSRON) 1, sprinkles seasoning onto hamburgers during a volunteer event at Father Joe’s Village in downtown San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Yeoman 2nd Class Luc-Rikardo R. Fils/Released)
Navy divers assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 work to recover a mock-up capsule designed to simulate the size, shape, mass and center of gravity of the Orion crew module that will splash down in the Pacific Ocean following Exploration Mission-1 planned for Dec. 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Christopher Dallaglio/Released)
Quartermaster 2nd Class Christian Falculan, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), looks through a telescopic alidade on the ship’s port bridge wing while the ship departs Hawaii after a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Logan C. Kellums/Released)
Pilots assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 observe Capt. Tom Barber, commander, Carrier Air Wing 2, and Cmdr. Jason Hutcherson, commanding officer of VFA-2 as they fly over the flightdeck prior completing their 1,000th carrier arrested landing or “trap” aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jake Cannady/Released)
Electrician’s Mate (Nuclear) 3rd Class Johnson Trieu verifies ground detection aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Hogan/Released)
Commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Rear Adm. Brian Brakke, emerges from the pier-side waters of the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, Fla. (U.S. Navy photo by Jacqui Barker/Released)
Quartermaster 3rd Class Anastasia Clark,from Lake Charles, La., assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), mans the radar system in the pilot house as the ship arrives to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand/Released)
Quartermaster 2nd Class Brandi Bigby, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), looks through a marine sextant on the ship’s port bridge wing. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Logan C. Kellums/Released)
Vice Adm. John D. Alexander, commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet, speaks to the crew of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) via the 1 Main Circuit intercom system during the ship’s homecoming. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse Monford/Released)

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Your Navy Operating Forward – Celebes Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

ARABIAN GULF: The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rachael Treon/Released)
AEGEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: Aviation Boatswain Mate Handling Airman Ryan Sharland directs a UH-1Y Venom helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Schoenberger/Released)
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba:  The future San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) transits Guantanamo Bay during a brief fuel stop. The ship is currently on its way to home port in San Diego, and is scheduled to be commissioned in its namesake city of Portland, Oregon in April.  (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr./Released)
CELEBES SEA: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Paul Clarke, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), signals an AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced) to lift off from the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand/Released)
JEBEL ALI, Dubai: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) sits moored in Jebel Ali, Dubai during a regularly scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Colemanberry/Released)
BLACK SEA: Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Jacob Ferrantino fires a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) during a live-fire exercise in the Black Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors guide an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 22 during a preflight inspection on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Victoria Foley/Released)
ODESSA, Ukraine: A Ukrainian tugboat guides the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship prepares to moor in Odessa, Ukraine. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Andrew White starts the turbines on a landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) during a maintenance check in the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dalton D. Caples Class/Released)
Quartermaster 2nd Class Nichols Taylor, and Operations Specialist 2nd Class Samatha Davis, both assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), stand watch in the bridge. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Samoluk/Released)
Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) conduct a visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) drill. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Burgains/Released)
Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical) 1st Class Phuong Le, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), records readings while on watch in the ship’s main machinery room. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel Pastor/Released)
Personnel Specialist 1st Class Susan Figueroa, right, and Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Martinez compile pay audit reports aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Langholf/Released)
Navy Diver 2nd Class Nathan Fisher, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One, front, shows Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson a recompression chamber aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts/Released)
A Sailor attached to the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) greets her child during the ship’s homecoming celebration. James E. Williams departed Norfolk May 23 for a scheduled deployment in the Navy’s 5th and 6th fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Shawn Murphy, left, and Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Alfonso Arce move ordnance through the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Hogan/Released)
Aviation Boatswains Mate (Fueling) Seth Nadeau conducts a fuel analysis while underway aboard expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB-3). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Mitch Wenthe/Released)
Ensign Bridgette Barden climbs up the side of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) during a visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) drill. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Burgains/Released)
Lt. Oanh Hutson performs a root canal aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Taylor King/Released)
Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Erick Perez uses a blowtorch to cut out fabrication materials aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)

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Your Navy Operating Forward – Croatia, Singapore, Thailand

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

ARABIAN GULF: Lightning strikes near the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) as it transits the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Mark Vetere/Released)
APRA HARBOR, Guam: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) returns to its homeport following a four-month forward-operating period in the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Culinary Specialist Submarines Seaman Jonathan Perez/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Lt. Larry Young, dressed as Santa, signals an F/A-18 E Super Hornet, assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 113 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Victoria Foley/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 makes a final approach to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Perlman/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: A Mark 38 Mod. II machine gun system aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) fires 25mm rounds during a live fire exercise on the starboard weather deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand/Released)
CHANGI, Singapore: The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) pulls in to RSS Singapura-Changi Naval Base, Singapore during a regularly scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher A. Veloicaza/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Jaryn Jackson, front, and Logistics Specialist Seaman Joseph Gawerecki prepare to hook cargo onto an approaching MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Perlman/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) fires a Mark 45 5-inch gun during a naval surface fire support exercise as the ship transits the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
SPLIT, Croatia: Sailors handle line aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), while mooring in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
SRIRACHA, Thailand: Aviation Metalsmith 2nd Class Kevin Brown with Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, hands a child an items from a U.S. Navy Project Handclasp kit during a community relations event at Map Yang Ra Hong primary school in Chantaburi. (U.S. Navy photo by Grady T. Fontana/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson poses for a photo with the team behind the Navy’s new tagline, “Forged by the Sea”, at a mobile Navy recruiting display at the 2017 Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)
Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Aleksander Kaczinski acts as nozzleman during a firefighting exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) in the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Justin Greene assigned to the “Merlins” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 searches for hotspots from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to support California fire fighting efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Paolo Bayas/Released)
Aviation Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Kylie Henderson, left, and Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Marshall Mitchell test the propeller blades of an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the “Chargers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26, on the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Thomas Bonaparte Jr./Released)
Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Matthew McCarthy, assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 10, inspects the engine compartment of a patrol boat prior to underway operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Engineman 2nd Class Carlos A. Monsalve/Released)
Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) wait to be frocked to the rank of petty officer 2nd class during a frocking ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
Machinist Mate 2nd Class Nicholas Dietrich makes a call to light and secure burners for the number 2 boiler in the forward main machinery room aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) while he stands boiler console operator watch. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin Leitner/Released)
Electrician’s Mate 1st Class William Isom, assigned to the engineering department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), installs wiring inside a refrigerator compressor motor in the rewind shop. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand/Released)
Seaman Anthony Cline reports air contacts aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary P. Wickline/Released)
Intelligence Specialist 1st Class John Herrera inventories camera gear aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts/Released)

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Your Navy Operating Forward -Saipan, Ukraine, Japan

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115, launches from the flight deck aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during the Carrier Air Wing Five fly-off. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
HYUGA-NADA SEA: Mineman 1st Class Justin Crabtree, from Diamondhead, Mississippi, lowers a mine neutralization vehicle aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) into the water to track mines and simulate delivering an explosive package. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Crouch/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Philip Powell readies an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Sunkings of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 for launch on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rachael Treon/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: Sailors work on the propeller of an AC-2A Greyhound, assigned to the Providers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Russell/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) steams in formation while participating in a photo exercise in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexander Ventura II/Released)
SAIPAN: U.S. Navy Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Andrew Nye, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, signals to the pilots of a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter after their return to Guam from a training exercise in Saipan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Benjamin A. Lewis/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) is moored at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
ODESSA, Ukraine: Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) man the rails as the ship arrives in Odessa, Ukraine, for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Colbey Livingston/Released)
COMODORO RIVADAVIA, Argentina: Undersea Rescue Command (URC) and Argentine construction workers prepare the motor vessel Sophie Siem for the installation of the Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) which operates the deep diving rescue vehicle, the Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Christopher Lange/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) steams in formation while participating in a photo exercise in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexander Ventura II/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the Strait of Messina. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Krystina Coffey/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Indians” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob Milham/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

Aviation Boatswain’ s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Kenzie Riley directs an aircraft on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier and flagship of Carrier Strike Group Five, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during Annual Exercise 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/released)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer, center right, with his wife, Sarah Pauline Spencer, and the crew aboard The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70), record a spirit spot for the 2017 Army-Navy game during the Spencers’ visit to the ship on Thanksgiving Day. (U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman 2nd Class Jonathan Clegg/Released)
Capt. Ronald Dowdell, executive officer of amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), serves prime rib to Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Natasha Barnes during Thanksgiving dinner. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Matthew Jackson/Released)
Sailors practice combating a simulated fire during a general quarters drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima, components of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting a combined composite training unit exercise that is the culmination of training for the Navy-Marine Corps team and will certify them for deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael H. Lehman/Released)
Sailors transport ordnance on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during Annual Exercise 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman/Released)
Lt. Nicole Ramos, a waterfront action officer assigned to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, directs the installation of a tapered slot antenna aboard the amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) at Naval Base San Diego, Calif. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Charles E. White/Released)
Lt. Laura Starck, an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter pilot assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, greets Ellen M. Lord, U.S. undersecretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, during the International Air Show at the Dubai World Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexander A. Ventura II/Released)
Damage Controlman 2nd Class Daniel Haley, from Pittsburgh, checks and recharges self-contained breathing apparatus tanks in the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael H. Lehman/Released)
Quartermaster 2nd Class Mikayla B. Lovett, left, Ensign Zhong Yi and Quartermaster 2nd Class Ashley D. Martindale stand helmsman watch during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall/Released)
Secretary of the Navy, Richard V. Spencer cuts a cake with Culinary Specialist Seaman Apprentice Daisy Magana on the mess decks of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on Thanksgiving Day. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)
Yeoman 1st Class Jajuan McCoy helps sort mail in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robyn B. Melvin/Released)
Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) 2nd Class Toby Rose removes the on board oxygen generating system concentrator from an E-2D Hawkeye early warning and attack aircraft assigned to the “Bluetails” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David Claypool/Released)
Sailors participate with other branches in a halftime ceremony at the Seahawks Military Appreciation Night game. Military Appreciation night honors all past and present service members from all branches. (U.S. navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ty Connors/Released)
Cmdr. Samantha A. Dutily, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), speaks to local media during the ship’s homecoming celebration. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

Sailors render a salute during the commissioning ceremony for the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Washington (SSN 787) at Naval Station Norfolk. Washington is the U.S. Navy’s 14th Virginia-class attack submarine and the fourth U.S. Navy ship named for the State of Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Patrick T. Bauer/Released)
Sailors assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) and U.S. Air Force Airmen transfer supplies off an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter as part of relief efforts in Puerto Rico. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levingston Lewis/Released)
Quartermaster 3rd Class Mary Hinojosa, from San Antonio, communicates with bearing takers on the bridge aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) during sea and anchor evolutions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shamira Purifoy/Released)
Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Christian Bass, assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, retrieves empty oxygen tanks from Centro Medico in San Juan, Puerto, to be refilled aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) utilizing the ships two oxygen-producing plants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernest R. Scott/Released)
Construction Electrician 1st Class Daniel Lehne, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, and a Sri Lankan navy diver conduct underwater demolition operations during the first-ever Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) at the Naval Base in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Arthurgwain L. Marquez/Released)
Lt. Gregory Woodard, assigned to the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) talks with Ponce residents during a community relations project. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jessica L. Dowell/Released)
Sailors assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Washington (SSN 787) walk across the brow during rehearsals before the boat’s commissioning ceremony on Oct. 7, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Darryl I. Wood/Released)
Operations Specialist 3rd Class Jasmine Chavis, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), mans a radar terminal in the combat information center. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class JoAnn Consiglio, assigned to Navy Officer Recruiting Station Harlingen, joined by other Sailors from Navy Recruiting District San Antonio and Navy City Outreach Southwest Region, discusses grassroots perspectives on opportunities, benefits, and careers in the Navy to students during Latina Day at the 2017 Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week (HESTEC) at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer/Released)
Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class class Nathan Furry, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), stacks water unloaded from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter for distribution to the citizens of Vieques, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob A. Goff/Released)
Quartermaster 2nd Class Taylor Nichols, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), uses a sexton on the weather deck to plot the ship’s course during a tran
Sailors treat a patient from Centro Medico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephane Belcher/Released)
Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Juan Reyesmunoz studies ship classifications aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) while underway in Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Krystina Coffey/Released)
Lt. Cmdr. Daphne Morrison-Ponce, left, and Lt. Cmdr. Robert Oldt, emergency medicine physicians, review CT scans of a patient from Centro Medico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephane Belcher/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

Sailors from Navy Recruiting District New York marching up 5th Avenue during America's Parade, the nation's largest celebration of Veterans Day. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Travis Simmons/Released)
Sailors from Navy Recruiting District New York marching up 5th Avenue during America’s Parade, the nation’s largest celebration of Veterans Day. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Travis Simmons/Released)
Petty Officer 1st Class Matt Ramirez, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2’s Construction Dive Detachment Bravo (CDDB), performs surface checks prior to conducting diving operations in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Rolston/Released)
Petty Officer 1st Class Matt Ramirez, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2’s Construction Dive Detachment Bravo (CDDB), performs surface checks prior to conducting diving operations in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Rolston/Released)
Sailors attached to amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) pose for a photo with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo on the set of “Good Morning America.” (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Murray/Released)
Sailors attached to amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) pose for a photo with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo on the set of “Good Morning America.” (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Murray/Released)
Petty Officer 1st Class Martin Wright, assigned to Navy Reserve Fleet Combat Camera Pacific (FCCP), rappels during FCCP's Winter Quick Shot in Alhambra, Calif. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Corporal Branden Bourque/Released)
Petty Officer 1st Class Martin Wright, assigned to Navy Reserve Fleet Combat Camera Pacific (FCCP), rappels during FCCP’s Winter Quick Shot in Alhambra, Calif. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Corporal Branden Bourque/Released)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermonte T. Smith, assigned to Naval Station Everett (NSE), dances with a patron during the 11th Annual Veterans Day United Service Organizations dance at the Carl Gibson Senior Center in Everett. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alex Van’tLeven/Released)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermonte T. Smith, assigned to Naval Station Everett (NSE), dances with a patron during the 11th Annual Veterans Day United Service Organizations dance at the Carl Gibson Senior Center in Everett. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alex Van’tLeven/Released)
Sailors man the rails of amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) as she passes the Statue of Liberty. Iwo Jima is participating in Veterans Week New York City 2016 to honor the service of all our nations veterans. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Murray/Released)
Sailors man the rails of amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) as she passes the Statue of Liberty. Iwo Jima is participating in Veterans Week New York City 2016 to honor the service of all our nations veterans. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Murray/Released)
Seaman Blaine Matthews, from Canby, Oregon, performs maintenance on a carbide cutter inside USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) sheet-metal shop. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mike Pernick / Released)
Seaman Blaine Matthews, from Canby, Oregon, performs maintenance on a carbide cutter inside USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) sheet-metal shop. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mike Pernick / Released)
Sailors from Navy Band Southeast march down the street and perform during Jacksonville's annual Veterans Day Parade. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Michael Lopez/Released)
Sailors from Navy Band Southeast march down the street and perform during Jacksonville’s annual Veterans Day Parade. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Michael Lopez/Released)
Capt. Joel Andrew Roos, commanding officer Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) addresses Sailors after marching in the Veterans Day Parade in San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Elizabeth Merriam/Released)
Capt. Joel Andrew Roos, commanding officer Naval Medical Center San Diego addresses Sailors after marching in the Veterans Day Parade in San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Elizabeth Merriam/Released)
The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) departs New York city. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Murray /Released)
The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) departs New York city. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Murray /Released)
Chief Petty Officer Jesse Hamblin, left, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Brown, both assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2’s Construction Dive Detachment Bravo (CDDB), conduct diving operations in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Rolston/Released)
Chief Petty Officer Jesse Hamblin, left, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Brown, both assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2’s Construction Dive Detachment Bravo (CDDB), conduct diving operations in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Rolston/Released)
The choir aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) sings the National Anthem during a reception ceremony aboard Iwo Jima. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gary J. Ward/Released)
The choir aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) sings the National Anthem during a reception ceremony aboard Iwo Jima. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gary J. Ward/Released)
Lt. Jason George watches a helicopter deliver supplies aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg/Released)
Lt. Jason George watches a helicopter deliver supplies aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg/Released)
Seaman Jaime Martinez watches as an F-35B Lightning II aircraft is taxied on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Wooddy/Released)
Seaman Jaime Martinez watches as an F-35B Lightning II aircraft is taxied on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Wooddy/Released)

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