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!

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A Sailor surveys the main engine room with a thermal imager during a damage control training evolution aboard the dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) in The Coral Sea.

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Operations Specialist Seaman Timothy Bowman stands watch in the combat information center aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) in the Gulf of Aden.

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Electrician’s Mate 1st class Kevin Ranking, center, assists Electrician’s Mate 3rd class Matthew Sampson, right, and Electrician’s Mate 3rd class Jaramie Drew during a motor rewind repair aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) in the Coral Sea.

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Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey, assigned to Fleet Combat Camera Pacific, participates in a gun qualification course at the gun range on Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, CA.

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A member of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is hoisted into a helicopter during a full-mission profile exercise in the Pacific Ocean.

George H.W. Bush is conducting training operations in the Atlantic Ocean.

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Harold Doe, from Pelham, N.C., assigned to the Valions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 15, cleans the landing gear of a F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the Atlantic Ocean.

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