posted on May 16, 2012 19:47
“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!!
Chief Musician Christopher Vlangas, Musician 2nd Class Willie Brandon, and Musician 3rd Class Andrew Francisco, assigned to the U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band, Topside, perform at the Centre Pilote pour la Petite Enfance (CPPE).Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class April Simpson demonstrates her ability to defend herself against a simulated attacker, Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class David Lutz, after suffering the blinding effects of being sprayed with pepper spray during a security force qualification exercise on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52).
Airman Halea Bentley calibrates a pressure gauge in an Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance department space aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
Quartermaster Seaman Apprentice Takarah Cherrington from Miami looks through an alidade on the signal bridge aboard the Japan-based, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).
Adm. Cecil D. Haney, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks to chief petty officers in the Chief's Mess aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Felicia Aviles, from Las Vegas, Nev., performs diagnostic tests on an ejector unit rack assembly cable aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).