This Week in YOUR Navy: Oct. 11 – Oct. 17

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!

ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 14, 2014) Sailors move engine carts in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 14, 2014) Sailors move engine carts in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

PEARL HARBOR (Oct. 15, 2014) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departs the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the last time.

PEARL HARBOR (Oct. 15, 2014) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departs the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the last time.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 15, 2014) Cmdr. John Evered, dental department head of U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, looks over a Sailor's uniform during a dress blue uniform inspection.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 15, 2014) Cmdr. John Evered, dental department head of U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, looks over a Sailor’s uniform during a dress blue uniform inspection.

ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 15, 2014) Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) perform a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198).

ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 15, 2014) Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) perform a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198).

PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 14, 2014) Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) perform pushups during a CPO 365 fitness class in the ship's hangar bay.

PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 14, 2014) Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) perform pushups during a CPO 365 fitness class in the ship’s hangar bay.

AMP SHELBY, Miss. (Oct. 13, 2014) Lt. j.g. James Harder gives a convoy brief to members of Det. 2 during the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 field training exercise before they are scheduled to depart the next morning.

AMP SHELBY, Miss. (Oct. 13, 2014) Lt. j.g. James Harder gives a convoy brief to members of Det. 2 during the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 field training exercise before they are scheduled to depart the next morning.

JAVA SEA (Oct. 14, 2014 ) Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) lower a wreath into the water as naval officers from Australia, Indonesia and the United States observe during a ceremony in honor of the crews of the U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) and the Royal Australian Navy light cruiser HMAS Perth (D29).

JAVA SEA (Oct. 14, 2014 ) Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) lower a wreath into the water as naval officers from Australia, Indonesia and the United States observe during a ceremony in honor of the crews of the U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) and the Royal Australian Navy light cruiser HMAS Perth (D29).

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This Week in YOUR Navy: Oct. 11 – Oct. 17