“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!
Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Billyartjoel Mateo relieves Culinary Specialist Seaman Bayasgalan Munkhmandah as head nozzleman on a fire hose during an emergency drill aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeff Troutman/Released)
Sailors fake out mooring line during a sea and anchor detail on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway conducting fleet replacement squadron carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Giovanni Squadrito/Released)
Sailors from Naval Station Mayport participate in an active shooter drill for Exercise Citadel Shield 2013. Citadel Shield is an annual Force Protection and Anti-Terrorism exercise conducted on naval bases and installations throughout the continental U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Damian Berg/Released)
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert joins the Joint Chiefs of Staff to testify before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee on the affects of the continuing resolution and sequestration on military readiness. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Lawlor/Released)
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Ron Wilhelms greets his daughter after returning from deployment aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) after completing an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of theater security cooperation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Lolita Lewis/Released)
Lt. Brandon Geddes, from Ann Arbor, Mich., reviews a patients X-ray aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a deployment in support of Maritime Security Operations and Theater Security Cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
Builder 2nd Class Felicia Roddey, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 15, deconstructs a sea hut during a final evaluation problem (FEP) before deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Garas/Released)