Your Navy Today- Hawaii, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, U.S. Fifth Fleet

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.

 

Secretary of the Navy, Honorable Mr. Ray Mabus speaks with Mr. Burton Goldstein and Mrs. Shellie Goldstein both members of Hope Animal Assistance Crisis Response (HOPE AACR) which volunteered to help with personnel affected by the Monday shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 19.

Providing Comfort for Victims- Secretary of the Navy, Honorable Mr. Ray Mabus speaks with Mr. Burton Goldstein and Mrs. Shellie Goldstein both members of Hope Animal Assistance Crisis Response (HOPE AACR) which volunteered to help with personnel affected by Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

 Royal British military pilot reviews a flight plan with pilots from Helicopter Squadron Combat (HSC 28) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Partnerships Matter- Royal British military pilot reviews a flight plan with pilots from Helicopter Squadron Combat (HSC 28) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). 

Sailors load parts aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) from a rigid-hull inflatable boat following a parts transfer.

Operating Forward- Sailors load parts aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) from a rigid-hull inflatable boat following a parts transfer. 

An SM-3 Block 1B interceptor is launched from the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency test and successfully intercepted a complex short-range ballistic missile target off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii.

Defending America Through Missile Defense- An SM-3 Block 1B interceptor is launched from the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency test and successfully intercepted a complex short-range ballistic missile target off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. 

Sailors take various petty officer 3rd class advancement exams aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89).

Culmination of Fall 2013 Advancement Cycle- Sailors take various petty officer 3rd class advancement exams aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89).

 

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