On any given day, in your U.S. 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. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a current status of YOUR U.S. Navy!
SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 29, 2014) Ensign Julian Le, from San Jose, Calif., left, prepares for the arrival of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Maritime Combat Squadron (HSC) 15, while Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Jose Lira, from Superior, Ariz., watches personnel working on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104).
PONTA DELGADA, Azores (Sept. 29, 2014) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) paint the ship’s crest while Mitscher is refueled.
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 1, 2014) Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Byron Green, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), describes his experience in the Navy to cheerleaders from the Sweetwater High School during the 58th annual Salute to Navy luncheon in National City.
ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 29, 2014) Brig. Gen. Carl E. Mundy III, commander of Combined Task Force 51/59, answers questions from Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 1, 2014) Sailors scrub the deck in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 30, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) maneuvers into position for a strait transit exercise with the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), not shown.
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