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Landing signal officers observe an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 as it lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly-on.

Your Navy TODAY – Suez Canal, Japan, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean

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.

Personnel Specialist 1st Class Belinda Bailey accounts for shipboard personnel during a general quarters drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52).
Personnel Specialist 1st Class Belinda Bailey accounts for shipboard personnel during a general quarters drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52).

 

Landing signal officers observe an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 as it lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly-on.
Landing signal officers observe an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 as it lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly-on.

 

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 12, 2013) A UH-1N Huey helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
A UH-1N Huey helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

 

Electrician's Technician 1st Class Anthony Nekervis, assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST), conducts a weapons handling exchange with Bangladesh sailors during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2013.
Electrician’s Technician 1st Class Anthony Nekervis, assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST), conducts a weapons handling exchange with Bangladesh sailors during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2013.

 

The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) during a replenishment-at-sea.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) during a replenishment-at-sea.

 

An MV-22 Osprey prepares to land on the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4).
An MV-22 Osprey prepares to land on the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4).

 

Sailors run across the foul line after securing a British Royal Navy Lynx MK 8 helicopter to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
Sailors run across the foul line after securing a British Royal Navy Lynx MK 8 helicopter to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

 

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