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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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Warfighting First – Expanding the Navigation Plan

“Warfighting has to be first because this country evaluates us based on our effectiveness as warfighters. Every Sailor and Navy civilian should understand their job and how it fits into our overall mission.” Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations The Navy’s primary mission is warfighting and all efforts …

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America’s Navy: 10 years later

This is the fourth blog post written by Rear Admiral Craig Faller, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, while on a seven-month deployment in the Pacific. On the morning of 9-11-2001 I was in Command of USS STETHEM (DDG 63).  Standing centerline on the ship’s bridge we were passing directly under …

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