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!


Sailors from Damage Control Central take, report and respond to calls from simulated damage and medical emergencies during a general quarters drill aboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in the Atlantic Ocean.


Operations Specialist 3rd Class Jake Hiltibran plots a course aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) in the Gulf of Oman.


Seaman Apprentice Joshua Murphy, from Columbus, Ohio, right, and Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Colin Ramsey, from Philadelphia, hold a heaving line in place during a replenishment-at-sea in the Philippine Sea.


Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Derrick Colt, performs maintenance on an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).


Lt. j.g. Joe Gramata operates the landing signal officer station during the recovery of an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) in the Gulf of Oman.


Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel Bannish, right, and Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Vu Nguyen perform pre-flight maintenance on an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter during Annual Exercise (AE) 13 in the Philippine Sea.


Quartermaster 3rd Class John Doupe checks the height of Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Adrian Reyes during a Body Composition Assessment (BCA) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Sea.


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