This Week in YOUR Navy: Nov. 22 – Nov. 28

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!

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 25, 2014) Sailors prepare to man the rails on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as the ship returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 25, 2014) Sailors prepare to man the rails on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as the ship returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

SIGUA FALLS, Guam (Nov. 26, 2014) Sailors assigned to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 rescue an injured hiker in the vicinity of Lower Sigua Falls, Guam.

SIGUA FALLS, Guam (Nov. 26, 2014) Sailors assigned to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 rescue an injured hiker in the vicinity of Lower Sigua Falls, Guam.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Nov. 22, 2014) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus and his daughter, Elisabeth Mabus, take part in the keel laying ceremony for the submarine Washington (SSN 787) in front of one of the ship's units.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Nov. 22, 2014) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus and his daughter, Elisabeth Mabus, take part in the keel laying ceremony for the submarine Washington (SSN 787) in front of one of the ship’s units.

ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 23, 2014) Sailors run during the Turkey Trot 5K on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 23, 2014) Sailors run during the Turkey Trot 5K on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

MAYPORT, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2014) Family members and friends of Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) wait for the Sailors to depart the ship during a homecoming celebration at Naval Station Mayport.

MAYPORT, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2014) Family members and friends of Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) wait for the Sailors to depart the ship during a homecoming celebration at Naval Station Mayport.

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Nov.  27, 2014) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Marcellus Alexander, left, from Weirton, W. Va., and Seaman Julian Robinson, right, from Savannah, Ga., raise the national ensign aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) during morning colors.

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Nov. 27, 2014) Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Marcellus Alexander, left, from Weirton, W. Va., and Seaman Julian Robinson, right, from Savannah, Ga., raise the national ensign aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) during morning colors.

NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (Nov. 25, 2014) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visits Sailors aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3).

NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (Nov. 25, 2014) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visits Sailors aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3).

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This Week in YOUR Navy: Nov. 22 – Nov. 28