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Faces of the Fleet

Sailors fake out mooring line during a sea and anchor detail on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway conducting fleet replacement squadron carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Giovanni Squadrito/Released)

“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!       …

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Citadel Shield Trains for the Unknown

Sailors from Naval Station Mayport participate in an active shooter drill for Exercise Citadel Shield 2013, Feb. 22. Citadel Shield is an annual Force Protection and Anti-Terrorism exercise conducted on naval bases and installations throughout the continental U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Damian Berg/Released)

By William Phillips Commander, Navy Installations Command, lead planner for Citadel Shield 2013 Navy installations are executing their anti-terrorism “Super Bowl” of exercises, so to speak. CNIC’s Citadel Shield 2013 began Feb. 19; it will conclude Friday. So, what does it look like on game day? The scope of the exercise …

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