“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!!
Lt. Cmdr. Suzanne Schang, commanding officer of the mine countermeasure ship USS Patriot (MCM 7) and CMDCM Mike Kaszubowski receive a welcoming gift from community members as Patriot arrives in Hakodate for a goodwill port visit.
Sailors remove a RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missile from a NATO Sea Sparrow Missile System.
OSSN Michael Scottolavino plots and reports surface contacts aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9).
ABEAN Miguel Bahena greases a jet blast deflector.
ET3 Chris Elmendorf, assigned to the Combat Systems Department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), tests the connectivity of a circuit board.
Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Keever, a pilot assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, gives a thumbs-up to his plane captain.
A USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Sailor salutes the USS Midway (CV 41) as the ship passes through San Diego Bay.
Lt. Brian W. Ferguson, center, secures a Sailor to a stretcher during a medical drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).
A Sailor signals to the on-scene leader during a general quarters training exercise aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).
Lt. Cmdr. Dave Hecht gives distinguished visitors from United Nations Command a tour of flight deck control aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).
PS1 Dwayne Smith, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), shows OS3 Joshua Bradley proper movement with the M4-A1 carbine.