Your Navy TODAY – Souda Bay, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Thailand

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.

Ramage Visits Greece

Sailors heave lines ashore as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) arrives in Souda harbor for a scheduled port visit in Souda Bay, Greece.

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An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, left, and an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Alexander Mohney, left, and Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Jeffrey Sparks give signals to an SA-330J Puma helicopter on the foc’sle of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) during a vertical replenishment in the Red Sea.

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Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) drop anchor before a port visit to Pattaya in Thailand.

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Firefighters from Federal Fire Department San Diego Battalions 11 and 12 fight a simulated fire inside the Navy’s new firefighting training facility at Naval Air Station North Island.

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Sailors man a hose during a flight deck scrub aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Engineman 1st Class Kevin Ives, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), embraces his sons during a homecoming celebration at Naval Base San Diego.

 

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