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.
PEARL HARBOR: Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) man the rails as the ship arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
SAN DIEGO: Friends and families gather on the pier at Naval Base San Diego for the homecoming of the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63).
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) fires its MK 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise.
ATLANTIC OCEAN: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Christopher O’neil directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Gunslingers” of Strike Fighter Squadron 105 onto a catapult on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
INDIAN OCEAN: The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Royal Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba (FFG 156).
EAST CHINA SEA: The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE8).
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