Home / Tag Archives: U.S. 5th Fleet

Tag Archives: U.S. 5th Fleet

Faces of the Fleet

“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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Military Sealift Command Logistics Team Plays Key Role in Refitting USS Ponce

Rear Adm. T.K. Shannon, commander, Military Sealift Command, left, presents a plaque to Kristen Reale during a morning awards ceremony, July 11. (U.S. Navy photo by Barry Lake/Released)

By Capt. Don Williams Technical Director, Operational Logistics Military Sealift Command   Our Navy honored Military Sealift Command’s logistics team with a prestigious Admiral Stan Arthur Award as the Joint Logistics Team of the Year for 2012. This dedicated group played a crucial role in converting USS Ponce (AFSB (I) …

Read More »

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Sailors Return Home After Operating Forward

By Rear Adm. Michael Gilday Commander, Carrier Strike Group Eight The 5,000 Sailors of Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group are thrilled to be returning home to the Norfolk, Mayport and Whidbey Island areas Wednesday, finishing a four and a half month deployment. We have been operating forward in the U.S. 5th …

Read More »

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Homecoming

Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as the ship arrives at Naval Station Norfolk, July 3. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is returning to homeport at Norfolk after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Andrew Schneider/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Eisenhower Strike Group homecoming. On Wednesday, 5,000 Sailors returned home to the Norfolk, Mayport, and Whidbey Island areas, finishing a four and a half month deployment.   Read Rear Adm. Michael Gilday‘s blog that explains how the Sailors have been operating forward in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of …

Read More »