This Week in YOUR Navy: March 14 – March 20

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!

SAN DIEGO (March 18, 2015) Sailors pull on the aircraft barricade net during a flight deck drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

SAN DIEGO (March 18, 2015) Sailors pull on the aircraft barricade net during a flight deck drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 16, 2015) An AH-1 Cobra helicopter from the Greyhawks of Marine Medium Tilitorotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced) is given an operational test on the flight deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23).

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 16, 2015) An AH-1 Cobra helicopter from the Greyhawks of Marine Medium Tilitorotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced) is given an operational test on the flight deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23).

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 18, 2015) Rear Adm. Joseph Kuzmick, commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15, passes through sideboys as he arrives aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 18, 2015) Rear Adm. Joseph Kuzmick, commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15, passes through sideboys as he arrives aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (March 14, 2014) Navy Junior ROTC cadets participate in a Unarmed Knockout drill event during the 2015 Area Three West Regional Academic, Athletic, and Drill competition at Recruit Training Command.

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (March 14, 2014) Navy Junior ROTC cadets participate in a Unarmed Knockout drill event during the 2015 Area Three West Regional Academic, Athletic, and Drill competition at Recruit Training Command.

NEW YORK (March 17, 2015) U.S. Navy Cmdr. John Giuseppe, commanding officer of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, leads Sailors up Fifth Avenue during the 254th St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City.

NEW YORK (March 17, 2015) U.S. Navy Cmdr. John Giuseppe, commanding officer of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, leads Sailors up Fifth Avenue during the 254th St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.

EAST CHINA SEA (March 15, 2015) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 29, attached to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the well deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20).

EAST CHINA SEA (March 15, 2015) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 29, attached to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the well deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20).

ROTA, Spain (March 16, 2015) Executive department personnel aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conduct a uniform inspection in preparation for the upcoming summer uniform shift.

ROTA, Spain (March 16, 2015) Executive department personnel aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conduct a uniform inspection in preparation for the upcoming summer uniform shift.

PEARL HARBOR (March 17, 2015) Sailors receive instructions during a general shipboard firefighting training evolution at the Surface Warfare Officer's School at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

PEARL HARBOR (March 17, 2015) Sailors receive instructions during a general shipboard firefighting training evolution at the Surface Warfare Officer’s School at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

HONG KONG (March 20, 2015) Sailors assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 scrub the flight deck of the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) as the ship pulls in to Victoria Harbor.

HONG KONG (March 20, 2015) Sailors assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 scrub the flight deck of the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) as the ship pulls in to Victoria Harbor.

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This Week in YOUR Navy: March 14 – March 20