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Welcome Home Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (June 4, 2015) Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Herbert Bushner, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), holds his newborn daughter for the first time during a homecoming celebration at Naval Base San Diego.

For nearly 10 months, the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) has been deployed to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations. Over the course of the deployment, supporting strike operations in Iraq and Syria, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 successfully flew 12,300 sorties, including 2,382 combat missions and dropped …

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Faces of the Fleet

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII (July 28, 2014) A Royal Australian Navy sailor participates in a simulated beach assault during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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This Week in YOUR Navy: July 19-25

JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (July 13, 2014) Sailors heave mooring lines from the pier aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) as it departs Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, after a scheduled port visit.

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 …

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This Week in YOUR Navy: June 21-27

PEARL HARBOR (June 26, 2014) Service members and civilians watch as the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1.

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 …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Japan, Philippine Sea, Cuba

Right now your Navy is 100% on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the South China Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval …

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