This Week in YOUR Navy: July 26 – Aug. 1

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!

SEATTLE (July 30, 2014) Sailors man the rails aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during Seattle Seafair.

SEATTLE (July 30, 2014) Sailors man the rails aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during Seattle Seafair.

WATERS EAST OF OKINAWA (July 28, 2014) Pilots prepare for flight on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

WATERS EAST OF OKINAWA (July 28, 2014) Pilots prepare for flight on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII (July 29, 2014) A U.S. Navy landing craft air cushion (LCAC) conducts a simulated beach assault during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII (July 29, 2014) A U.S. Navy landing craft air cushion (LCAC) conducts a simulated beach assault during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

RED SEA (July 26, 2014) Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Christopher Cherrix, from Copperas Cove, Texas, welds a fitting aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

RED SEA (July 26, 2014) Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Christopher Cherrix, from Copperas Cove, Texas, welds a fitting aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

PEARL HARBOR (July 29, 2014) The guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) returns to Pearl Harbor after conducting the at-sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

PEARL HARBOR (July 29, 2014) The guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) returns to Pearl Harbor after conducting the at-sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.

ARABIAN GULF (JULY 26, 2014) Sailors direct an E-2C Hawkeye, attached to the Bear Aces of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

ARABIAN GULF (JULY 26, 2014) Sailors direct an E-2C Hawkeye, attached to the Bear Aces of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

WATERS EAST OF OKINAWA (July 30, 2014) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and ships from the U.S. Navy, the Indian navy, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force participate in a photo exercise during Malabar 2014.

WATERS EAST OF OKINAWA (July 30, 2014) USS George Washington (CVN 73) and ships from the U.S. Navy, the Indian navy, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force participate in a photo exercise during Malabar 2014.

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This Week in YOUR Navy: July 26 – Aug. 1