“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!!
Vice Adm. Richard W. Hunt, commander of Naval Surface Forces, arrives on the quarterdeck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) during a visit to Yokosuka Naval Base.
CS3 Tywillie Chavis, assigned aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), observes simulated threats during a fast inshore attack craft exercise off the coast of Scotland.
FC3 Jovie Tanele offers a Hawaiian lei during a remembrance ceremony for the Fletcher-class destroyer USS Sigsbee (DD 502) aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93).
Cmdr. Homer Denius, commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), gives a tour of the ship to members of the Parliament of Australia.
EODC Matthew Harrison, assigned to Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, scans for metal while conducting recovery operations in the Gai Lai province of Vietnam.
ET3 Travis Soto, left, and FC2 James Daugherty hand a mooring line down to the flight deck for stowage during sea and anchor detail.
AT3 Class Patrick Brown, assigned to the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, cleans up trash at a beach outside the gates of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.
GMC Craig Bean mans the hose nozzle during a fresh water wash down aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98).
Cmdr. Michael Johns, commanding officer of the Pearl Harbor-based guided missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37), Mo'I Kane Richard Kuali'I Kamau Jr. and Mo'I Wahine Meleana Auli'I Ku'uleialoha Manuel, the King and Queen of this year's Merrie Monarch Royal Court, Rear Adm. Fernandez "Frank" Ponds, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, and his wife, Carol Ponds, talk aboard Crommelin during a welcome ceremony hosted by the Merrie Monarch Royal Court.