This Week in YOUR Navy: Sept. 6 – Sept. 12

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 (Sept. 7, 2014)  The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 7, 2014) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

BLACK SEA (Sept. 8, 2014) The rigid-hull inflatable boat, Valor, transports a visit, board, search, and seizure team from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) during a search and seizure drill during exercise Sea Breeze 2014.

BLACK SEA (Sept. 8, 2014) The rigid-hull inflatable boat, Valor, transports a visit, board, search, and seizure team from USS Ross (DDG 71) during a search and seizure drill during exercise Sea Breeze 2014.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Sept. 6, 2014) Fireworks and a light show conclude the christening ceremony for the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785).

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Sept. 6, 2014) Fireworks and a light show conclude the christening ceremony for the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785).

BLACK SEA (Sept. 10, 2014) Ships from various countries are underway in formation during Sea Breeze 2014.

BLACK SEA (Sept. 10, 2014) Ships from various countries are underway in formation during Sea Breeze 2014.

BALTIMORE (Sept. 10, 2014) Navy Diver 1st Class Robert Johnson waves to kids while diving in the National Aquarium in Baltimore during the Baltimore Star Spangled Spectacular, which runs Sept. 10-16, 2014.

BALTIMORE (Sept. 10, 2014) Navy Diver 1st Class Robert Johnson waves to kids while diving in the National Aquarium in Baltimore during the Baltimore Star Spangled Spectacular, which runs Sept. 10-16, 2014.

NEWPORT NEWS Va. (Sept 11, 2014) Chief selects assigned to the aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) parade the colors during a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony  in Victory Landing Park.

NEWPORT NEWS Va. (Sept 11, 2014) Chief selects assigned to the aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) parade the colors during a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Victory Landing Park.

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 8, 2014) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) fires an MK-38 25mm gun during a killer tomato weapons exercise.

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 8, 2014) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) fires an MK-38 25mm gun during a killer tomato weapons exercise.

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This Week in YOUR Navy: Sept. 6 – Sept. 12