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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Ensign John Haddad checks the distance of surface contacts from the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) as the ship pulls out of Fleet Activities in Yokosuka, Japan.

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Operations Specialist 2nd Class Arnold Chavez and Operation Specialist 2nd Christopher McMillon discuss a chart of O’ahu in the combat information center on the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Pacific Ocean.

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Seaman Recruit Antonio Trevino heaves in a phone and distance line aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in the Gulf of Oman.

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Sailors perform a simulated rescue during a flight deck fire drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Pacific Ocean.

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Hull Technician 2nd Class Robert Hackenberg sets a shaft locking gear in the main engine room aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) during an engineering exercise in the Gulf of Aden.

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Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Mario Martin swabs Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Clinton Thompson’s mouth as part of the process in registering as a bone marrow donor through the DoD Marrow Donor Center in Naval Air Facility Atsugi.

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Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Ailene Attwood, assigned to the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), interacts with children during a community service event at the Julo Tabacuhan Day Care Center in OLONGAPO CITY, Republic of the Philippines.

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