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!


Seaman Melvin Rodas, left, instructs master helmsman duties to Seaman Anthony Mamaligsa aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) in the East China Sea.


Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Jason Campbell, assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC)7, performs preflight checks on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.


Ensign Jed Theobald uses a sextant to measure the distance between the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Preble (DDG 88) and USS Mustin (DDG 89) during a maneuvering exercise in the Korean Peninsula.


Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Evan Schuster, front, is relieved as nozzle man by Electronics Technician 3rd Class Cody Sowell on the fire hose during a damage control training drill aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) in the Pacific Ocean.


Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participate in a Physical Readiness Test (PRT) at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, Ca.


Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Andrea Zoto administers the flu vaccine to Fire Controlman 2nd Class Amber Raquinio aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) in the Gulf of Oman.


Seaman James Kinder, a search and rescue swimmer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) inspects his equipment as part of a daily check in the Indian Ocean.


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