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!
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 28, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) in the Mediterranean Sea.
GULF OF AQABA, Jordan (Oct. 29, 2014) Clearance divers from Fleet Diving Unit 3, assigned to Task Group 523.3, and divers from the Royal Naval Force of Jordan, conduct a search dive while participating in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX).
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2014) Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) (CRS) 4 prepare a 34-foot patrol boat for a reconnaissance training exercise during Bold Alligator 2014.
BURGAS, Bulgaria (Oct. 27, 2014) Electronics Technician 3rd Class Alicia Hopkins, left, and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kevan Powell prepare to lower the national ensign as the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departs Burgas.
PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 27, 2014) Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) perform a helicopter in-flight refueling exercise with an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77.
PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 27, 2014) Ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Royal Canadian Navy and U.S. Navy are underway in formation during a task group exercise off the coast of Southern California.
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Darren Pineda, from Moreno Valley, Calif., paints the side of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 27, 2014) A landing craft air cushion prepares to enter the well deck of landing transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). Which picture is your favorite and why?
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