“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!
Chief Hospital Corpsman Kevin D. Yow, assigned to the Naval Medical Center San Diego radiology department, slaps hands with the command Chief’s Mess while walking down a red carpet at the quarterdeck during a farewell celebration.
Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Adrian Castillo, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, reviews the pre-flight check list of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on the Naval Air Facility Atsugi flight line. HSC-25 is one of the squadrons ensuring maritime peace and security in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Chyna Bacott, from Stone Mountain, Ga., left center, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Stephanie Vega, from Puerto Rico, right, review fire-fighting techniques during a general quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).
Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Airman Christopher Foxx, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), helps remove Japanese stilt grass, an invasive plant species, at Paradise Creek Nature Park during a community outreach event serving the Elizabeth River Project.
Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Juan Amat demonstrates the proper handling of an M9 pistol to Cmdr. Michael Johnson, executive officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), during a weapons familiarization exercise.
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Nicholas Kless, assigned to the Black Knights of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154, from The Woodlands, Texas, installs practice ordnance on a F/A-18F Super Hornet aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
Yeoman Seaman Melody Porter, from Cherry Hill, N.J., assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), tracks the ship’s course and speed on the bridge during a replenishment-at-sea.
Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Irwin Fernando, left, blocks a kick from Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Van Phan during defense tactics training at Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG). Which of these is your favorite photo?