This Week in YOUR Navy: March 7 – March 13

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!

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 11, 2015) Seaman Jamal Najjar, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during a vertical replenishment certification.

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 11, 2015) Seaman Jamal Najjar, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during a vertical replenishment certification.

EAST CHINA SEA (March 9, 2015) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 sits in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

EAST CHINA SEA (March 9, 2015) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 sits in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

SAN DIEGO (March 11, 2015) - Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Vanessa Gonzales, a native of San Diego, signals during a landing signal test at a mobile station on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

SAN DIEGO (March 11, 2015) – Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Vanessa Gonzales, a native of San Diego, signals during a landing signal test at a mobile station on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Mar. 11, 2015) Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Steve Shinault, from Olympia, Wash., instructs Sailors during a damage control drill held at the Surface Warfare Officer School learning site on Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Mar. 11, 2015) Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Steve Shinault, from Olympia, Wash., instructs Sailors during a damage control drill held at the Surface Warfare Officer School learning site on Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (March 12, 2015) Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) man the rails as the ship pulls into Busan, Republic of Korea.

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (March 12, 2015) Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) man the rails as the ship pulls into Busan, Republic of Korea.

NORFOLK (March 11, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

NORFOLK (March 11, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (March 9, 2015) Sailors man the bridge of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) during Foal Eagle 2015.

WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (March 9, 2015) Sailors man the bridge of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) during Foal Eagle 2015.

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This Week in YOUR Navy: March 7 – March 13