Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! Hooyah, Navy!!

A Ghanaian navy sailor searches Logistics Specialist 2nd Class James Williams aboard the High-Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) during a training exercise as part of Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2012.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Josh Bennett/Released)

Gas Turbine System Technician 2nd Class William R. Hodge, from Chesapeake, Va., swirls a bottle with JP-5 fuel to check for impurities aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Chase/released)

Sailors stationed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) navigate the ship to its new homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the first time. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean Furey/Released)

Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical) 3rd Class Chris C. Edwards, from Burgaw, N.C., assembles a fire hose during a rescue and assistance drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Chase/Released)

Bishop F. Richard Spencer, a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, conducts a Roman Catholic Mass for Thanksgiving aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian H. Abel/Released)

Quartermaster Seaman Shelby Mahle plots navigational charts on the boat deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Sunderman/Released)