Your Navy TODAY – Souda Bay, South China Sea, Panama City

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.

Retired Senior Chief Jim Newton salutes Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as the ship departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

Retired Senior Chief Jim Newton salutes Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as the ship departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Ragin' Bulls" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 37 catches an arresting gear wire on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the “Ragin’ Bulls” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 37 catches an arresting gear wire on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Students at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) conduct training operations in the facility's 12-foot pool.

Students at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) conduct training operations in the facility’s 12-foot pool.

An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

The Mark 45 5-inch gun fires aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) during a live-fire exercise.

The Mark 45 5-inch gun fires aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) during a live-fire exercise.

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG-55) arrives in Souda Bay for a scheduled port visit.

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG-55) arrives in Souda Bay for a scheduled port visit.

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