“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!
Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Cindy Maldonado, center, operates a rigid-hull inflatable boat during a man overboard drill while on a deployment of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Freeman/Released)
Operations Specialist Seaman Elijah Bussell, from Cincinnati, searches the surface picture aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) during a communication exercise with the Type 23 ‘Duke’ Class guided-missile frigate HMS Argyll (F231). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Harris/Released)
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Arries Lloren, from Honolulu, waits to move ordnance in front of an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 97 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 10, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jarrod A. Schad/Released)
Aircrewman (Operator) 3rd Class Eric Vice, assigned to the “Golden Swordsmen” of Patrol Squadron 47, inspects a sonobuoy prior to flight during Exercise Sea Dragon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kevin A. Flinn/Released)
Chief Operations Specialist Anna Penrod, left, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115), and Lt. Aaron Van Driessche participate in an air defense scenario at the Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense and Anti-Submarine Warfare Trainer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Burgains/Released)
Builder 3rd Class Jansen Byram and Equipment Operator 3rd Class Eric Jaramillo, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, Det. Guam-Construction, measure and cut lumber to build formwork for the construction of a vehicle storage building in support of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5. (U.S. Navy Photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Deniece Barry/Released)
Lt. Andre Mayounga uses bridge-to-bridge communications aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) to notify a French vessel Porter is engaging in a live-fire exercise, Jan. 12, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
Sailors assess the distance for a shot line from the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) to the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) during a replenishment-at-sea in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 11, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jarrod A. Schad/Released)
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Andrew Beisel operates a weapons elevator on the mess decks aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Sam Tyson/Released)
Sailors conduct a fuel station fire drill on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erick A. Parsons/Released)
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson speaks with Sailors Of The Year from various afloat, shore, and reserve force 7th Fleet units inside the Chief Petty Officer Club at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Mortensen/Released) Sailors proudly serve around the world in a variety of ways. Tell us which photo grabs your interest.