On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do on a daily basis.
Chief Builder Florentino Calupe, assigned to the Armed Forces of the Philippines 3rd Naval Construction Battalion, high-fives Builder Constructionman Brittney McGrath, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, after they finished mixing cement for the San Pascual footbridge.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 performs a touch-and-go on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).
Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) participate in command physical training.
A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 exits the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Isia Washington, from Atlanta, directs as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 lands on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Chad Kostner, an instructor at Surface Rescue Swimmer School, counsels a student during underwater swim drills.
The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrives in San Diego after completing its forward-deployed mission and a hull swap with USS Antietam (CG 54) in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
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