“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 Sailors! GO NAVY!
Sailors handle lines on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship departs Naval Air Station North Island.
Capt. Christopher Bushnell, commander of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31, is interviewed by local media as the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the western Pacific Ocean.
Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Larry Mayberry, from Fort Worth, Texas, pipes attention over the 1 Main Circuit (1MC), a ship-wide communication system, on the bridge aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).
Cmdr. Camille Flaherity, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), from Durham, N.C., hugs her son after returning to Norfolk from a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of maritime security operations.
Gunner’s Mate Seaman Andrew Barker, from Las Vegas, assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), fights back a simulated attacker after being sprayed with oleoresin calcium (OC) spray during security reactionary forces training on the aft missile deck.
Machinery Repairman 1st Class Jesse West, left, from Port Orchard, Wash., demonstrates the proper Heimlich maneuver on Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Eric Ralston, from Sandy Hook, Ky., aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104).
Mineman 2nd Class Ross Bento, left, and Mineman Seaman Benjamin Reed complete maintenance on a mine neutralization vehicle aboard the mine countermeasure ship USS Chief (MCM 14) during exercise Clear Horizon. Which of these is your favorite photo?