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 but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do on a daily basis. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a current status of YOUR U.S. Navy!
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 20, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) departs Naval Base San Diego for an independent deployment to the western Pacific and Indian Oceans. During the deployment, the crew of more than 300 Sailors will conduct presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations.
MADISON, Wis., (Oct. 18, 2014) Naval ROTC midshipmen at the University of Wisconsin-Madison run up Bascom Hill on the campus. The run was part of an urban adventure race during the 42nd annual University of Wisconsin-Madison NROTC Fall Invitational.
CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (Oct. 20, 2014) Equipment Operator 3rd Class Stefen Gilliland, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, starts to dig his supplementary fighting position during the NMCB-11 field training exercise.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2014) U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, Delta Pilots perform their final maneuver, the Delta Flat Pass/Pitch-Up Break, during the Memphis Air Show.
SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 22, 2014) Operations Specialist Seaman Janaya Johnson, from Virginia Beach, Va., assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), fires a 9mm pistol during small arms training on the flight deck.
WATERS SOUTH OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Oct. 21, 2014) Mineman 1st Class Douglas Reynolds gives commands to the crane operator during the deployment of an AN/SLQ-48 mine neutralization vehicle aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasure ship USS Chief (MCM 14) as part of exercise Clear Horizon 2014.
RED SEA (Oct. 21, 2014) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Nathaniel Merrill passes Damage Controlman Erik Green as he aims during a visit, board, search and seizure training aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57).
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Oct. 21, 2014) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert addresses the Brigade of Midshipmen on the subject of expectations at the U.S. Naval Academy as part of the Forrestal Lecture Series. Which picture is your favorite and why?