This Week in YOUR Navy: Jan. 17 – Jan. 23

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!

GULF OF ADEN (Jan. 19, 2015) Landing craft air cushions from Assault Craft Unit 4 transit in formation alongside the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

GULF OF ADEN (Jan. 19, 2015) Landing craft air cushions from Assault Craft Unit 4 transit in formation alongside the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 18, 2015) Fire-party team members check for a fire during a general quarters drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57).

ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 18, 2015) Fire-party team members check for a fire during a general quarters drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57).

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., (Jan. 20, 2015) A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the third Mobile User Objective System satellite for the U.S. Navy creates a light trail as it lifts off Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 from Space Launch Complex-41 at 8:04 p.m. EST.

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., (Jan. 20, 2015) A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the third Mobile User Objective System satellite for the U.S. Navy creates a light trail as it lifts off Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 from Space Launch Complex-41 at 8:04 p.m. EST.

NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2015) Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. William Moran speaks to Seabees during an all-hands call at the Needham Theatre.

NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2015) Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. William Moran speaks to Seabees during an all-hands call at the Needham Theatre.

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 22, 2015) The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angles, conduct a fly over during the Commander, Naval Air Forces change of command and retirement ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island.

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 22, 2015) The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angles, conduct a fly over during the Commander, Naval Air Forces change of command and retirement ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2015) This is a still frame from the Navy's latest recruiting commercial, Pin Map, which is scheduled to debut January 23 to TV and web audiences worldwide.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2015) This is a still frame from the Navy’s latest recruiting commercial, Pin Map, which is scheduled to debut January 23 to TV and web audiences worldwide.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2015) This is a still frame from the Navy's latest recruiting commercial, Pin Map, which is scheduled to debut January 23 to TV and web audiences worldwide.

WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2015) This is a still frame from the Navy’s latest recruiting commercial, Pin Map, which is scheduled to debut January 23 to TV and web audiences worldwide.

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This Week in YOUR Navy: Jan. 17 – Jan. 23