PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 23, 2020) U.S. Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) recover a rigid-hull inflatable boat Dec. 23, 2020. John Finn is on a scheduled deployment with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Waite)
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John Finn Conducts Routine Operations

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 23, 2020) U.S. Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) recover a rigid-hull inflatable boat Dec. 23, 2020. John Finn is on a scheduled deployment with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Waite)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 30, 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Warriors” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87, flies by the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Dec. 30, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is on a scheduled deployment conducting routine operations in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dartañon D. De La Garza)
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USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 30, 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Warriors” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87, flies by the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Dec. 30, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is on a scheduled deployment conducting routine operations in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class [Read More …]

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 12, 2020) Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) lower an encapsulated harpoon loading shape into the boat during harpoon shipping, loading and handling certification training. The certification is required in order for the submarine to carry and employ warshot tactical Harpoons. The Harpoon system provides commanders with lethal all-weather anti-ship capability to rapidly engage targets at long ranges. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
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USS Asheville Certifies for Tactical Harpoons

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 12, 2020) Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) lower an encapsulated harpoon loading shape into the boat during harpoon shipping, loading and handling certification training. The certification is required in order for the submarine to carry and employ warshot tactical Harpoons. The Harpoon system provides commanders with lethal all-weather anti-ship [Read More …]

201218-N-SH180-1005 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 18, 2020) – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59), part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, transits the Pacific Ocean Dec. 18, 2020. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary Wheeler)
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USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

201218-N-SH180-1005 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 18, 2020) – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59), part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, transits the Pacific Ocean on Dec. 18, 2020. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class [Read More …]

SAN DIEGO BAY (Dec. 7, 2020) U.S. Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class Cory Richardson, from Brownwood, Texas, right, and Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Khalique Samuel, from Brooklyn, N.Y., shift colors as the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) departs the pier at Naval Base San Diego Dec. 7, 2020. Bunker Hill, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, is underway in the Eastern Pacific Ocean conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandie Nuzzi)
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USS Bunker Hill Conducts Routine Operations

SAN DIEGO BAY (Dec. 7, 2020) U.S. Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class Cory Richardson, from Brownwood, Texas, right, and Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Khalique Samuel, from Brooklyn, N.Y., shift colors as the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) departs the pier at Naval Base San Diego Dec. 7, 2020. Bunker Hill, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike [Read More …]

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 12, 2020) – The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Pacific Ocean Dec. 12, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandie Nuzzi)
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USS Theodore Roosevelt Transits

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 12, 2020) – The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Pacific Ocean Dec. 12, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. Third Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandie Nuzzi)

201221-N-NO146-1127 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Dec. 21, 2020) - The guided-missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729), front, transits the Strait of Hormuz with the guided-missile cruisers USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and USS Port Royal (CG 73), not pictured, Dec. 21. Georgia is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Navy courtesy photo)
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USS Georgia Transits Strait of Hormuz

201221-N-NO146-1127 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Dec. 21, 2020) – The guided-missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729), front, transits the Strait of Hormuz with the guided-missile cruisers USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and USS Port Royal (CG 73), not pictured, Dec. 21. Georgia is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability [Read More …]

201208-N-SS900-1405 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2020) A close-in weapons system (CIWS) fires during a live-fire exercise aboard Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Vinson is currently underway conducting routine maritime operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Aaron T. Smith/Released)
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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts live-fire exercise

201208-N-SS900-1405 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 8, 2020) A close-in weapons system (CIWS) fires during a live-fire exercise aboard Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Vinson is currently underway conducting routine maritime operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Aaron T. Smith/Released)

201202-N-IE405-2459 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Dec. 2, 2020) The patrol coastal ship USS Tempest (PC 2) transits the Strait of Hormuz, Dec. 2. Tempest is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort)
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Strait Of Hormuz Transit

201202-N-IE405-2459 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Dec. 2, 2020) The patrol coastal ship USS Tempest (PC 2) transits the Strait of Hormuz, Dec. 2. Tempest is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three [Read More …]

201123-N-YO638-1259 PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2020) Left wing pilot Maj. Frank Zastoupil, assigned to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, conducts the Pitch-Up Break maneuver during a training flight over Pensacola, Florida. The Blue Angels are conducting training flights over Pensacola to build flight and maintenance proficiency on the new F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet platform and maintain readiness. The 2021 show season will be the Blue Angels’ first year flying the Super Hornet platform as well as the 75th anniversary of the team. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody Hendrix)
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Blue Angels Super Hornet Training

201123-N-YO638-1259 PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2020) Left wing pilot Maj. Frank Zastoupil, assigned to the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, conducts the Pitch-Up Break maneuver during a training flight over Pensacola, Florida. The Blue Angels are conducting training flights over Pensacola to build flight and maintenance proficiency on the new F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet platform and maintain [Read More …]