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Faces Of The Fleet

ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 20, 2017) Sailors and midshipmen hold the phone and distance line on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Iwo Jima is underway with Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) FOUR and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducting PHIBRON-MEU Integrated Training in preparation for their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dary M. Patten/Released)

“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 mission. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY! …

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Our Greatest Asset, the American Sailor

QINGDAO, China (August 8, 2016) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) man the rails while pulling in for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Leigh Ellis/Released)

By Cmdr. Justin Harts Commanding officer, USS Benfold (DDG 65) A few days ago, I was asked to contribute to the Navy Live blog to describe what it was like commanding a U.S. warship during a rare port visit to China and to share my thoughts with people about life …

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5 Things You Need to Know: Enlisted Personnel Policy Update for Sailors with PFA Failures

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs Sailors who are being processed out of the Navy for three PFA failures in four years now have updated guidance on how to stay in uniform. The details are contained in NAVADMIN 233/15, released Oct. 7. This message follows-up on the PFA NAVADMIN …

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Why I Serve: United States Navy Band Edition

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: The Greyhawks of VAW-120 Edition

Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Farzana Khan, from Dhaka Bangladesh, stationed with the Greyhawks of VAW-120 shares the reason why she serves in the U.S. Navy.

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: United States Navy Ceremonial Guard Edition

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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A Day in the Life of a Sailor

By Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chris Kellogg USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chris Kellogg, of Prescott, Ariz., followed in the footsteps of his father and sister when he joined the Navy in 2010.  He was drawn to the Navy because he wanted serve his country and …

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