Your Navy TODAY – Gulf of Oman, Philippine Sea, Pacific Ocean,

On any given day, in your 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.

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The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) transits toward the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) prior to an ammunition off-load in Western Pacific Ocean.

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Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Josh Miller, from Spokane, Wash., signals a winch operator aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during an ammunition off-load with Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) in the Philippine Sea.

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Sailors fast rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during an air demonstration in the Pacific Ocean.

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Sailors set up barriers as part of a barricade drill on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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Lance Cpl. Lewis Pehrson, from Minneapolis, performs maintenance on a video transmitter inside an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Checkerboards of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 312 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Miguel Laureanogaribaldi cleans the canopy of an F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Blue Diamonds” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Pacific Ocean.

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Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) fire the M9 service pistol during a small arms gun shoot on the flight deck in the Philippine Sea.

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Your Navy TODAY – Gulf of Oman, Philippine Sea, Pacific Ocean,