“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!
Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Michael B. Herring performs maintenance on the rotor of an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter assigned to the “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM 75) on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility.
Seaman Apprentice Ashton Brown, from Westhoff, Texas, holds a transfer head controller in the hangar bay as chief petty officer selectees heave a line during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the Philippine Sea.
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Ryan Schmidt moves a model F/A-18A Hornet in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in Newport News, Va.
Sailors navigate the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) toward Cairns, Australia, for a port visit
Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Ivan A. Wilson, from Hopkinsville, Kan., fires a dual-mounted M-240 machine gun at a killer tomato target during a live-fire exercise aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) in the Atlantic Ocean.
Yeoman 1st Class Dimo Sanchez, from Key West, Fla., instructs a fitness class in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the Philippine Sea.
Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Commanding Officer Capt. Steven Wieman, right, and Command Master Chief Carlton Duncan play taiko drums while members of the Bon Odori dance team perform at base’s American and Bon Odori Festival in Atsugi, Japan.
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