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  • Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Selectees stationed at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown run around the Yorktown Battlefield as part of CPO 365. During CPO 365 Phase II, heritage is continually drilled and honed, to reinforce to the CPO Selectees just how important it is to learn about our nation's history. CPO Selectees ran around the battlefield, stopping at various points to research and speak to the importance of each phase of the battle of Yorktown and the events that culminated in our victory over the British and secured our independence. They were joined on this run by commanding officers and senior enlisted leaders from the installation and the various tenant commands.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  150902-N-PK884-003
  • The guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) prepares to transit through the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. Carney is the fourth Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be forward deployed to Rota, Spain to serve as part of the president's European phased adaptive approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan B. Trejo (Released)  150912-N-XG464-068
  • Dr. Martin Gallivan, left, an associate professor at the College of William and Mary, shows artifacts found during a field study at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown to Capt. Paul Haebler, commanding officer of Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, and Cmdr. Steven Fichter, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown public works officer. The field study is being conducted through the university as part of an ongoing cooperative agreement with Naval Facilities Engineering Command to survey historical sites aboard the installation.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  150615-N-PK884-001
  • Sailors from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex tenant commands walk along the bank of the York River gathering trash during the annual Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Clean the Bay day initiative.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Edward Kessler (Released)  150602-N-CS762-088
  • The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Philippine Sea while conducting a bilateral exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is operating as part of U.S. 7th Fleet, but remains deployed under the U.S. 3rd Fleet Forward operating concept, which provides additional options to the Pacific Fleet commander and leverages the capabilities of both 3rd and 7th Fleets. U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike groups have patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific regularly and routinely for more than 70 years.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers (Released)  170423-N-GD109-023
  • The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrives in Busan for a scheduled port visit while conducting routine patrols throughout the western Pacific. Michigan is the second submarine of the Ohio-class of ballistic missile and guided missile submarines, and the third U.S. ship to bear the name. Michigan is homeported in Bremerton, Wash. and is forwarded deployed from Guam.   U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jermaine Ralliford (Released)  170425-N-WT427-002
  • Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Benjamin Odea, from Lansing, Mich., shows off his Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) ribbon during the SAAPM 5K run on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is observed each April to identify and strengthen the roles that Sailors and Marines play in combating sexual assault.  Makin Island, the flagship for the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU), is operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance amphibious capability with regional partners and to serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Larry S. Carlson (Released)  170421-N-UT455-059
  • Quartermaster 3rd Class Tylique Wynn, left, and Quartermaster 2nd Class Amanda Martin prepare to use a flag to signal the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) during a replenishment-at-sea with the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting a tailored ship's training availability off the coast of California.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alex Corona (Released)  170422-N-VN584-241

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