“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!
Operating Forward aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Seaman Matthew Main stands watch on the bridge wing as the ship prepares to port in Chinhae, Republic of Korea.
Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Monica Tretola fires a shot line from USS Monterey (CG 61) during a replenishment-at-sea in the Arabian Gulf.
Quartermaster 1st Class Donnie Hughes, right, and Quartermaster Seaman Anthony Talharim records the ship’s courses in the bridge aboard USS Monterey (CG 61) in the Arabian Gulf.
Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Robert Frey, from Paso Robles, Calif., welds a counter top into place in the pipe shop aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Gulf of Oman.
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) Fireman Gregory Davis conducts fuel certification aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in the Atlantic Ocean.
Chief petty officer selectees and other Sailors participate in a 5K run on the flight deck of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Gulf of Oman.
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Juliann Gonzales, assigned to USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), hugs her daughter after returning from a four-month deployment in San Diego, Ca.
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