YOUR Navy Today – US 5th Fleet, South China Sea, Greece

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.

Barry Visits Greece

The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) arrives in Souda Bay.

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Yeoman 1st Class Raffeal Woods, from Atlanta, assigned to the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, paints a boardwalk at Bay Bluffs Park with Boy Scout Troop 36.

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The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) transit alongside each other to conduct a replenishment-at-sea.

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Sailors assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 perform helicopter maintenance on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

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Line handlers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) prepare for the receiving of supplies from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) during a replenishment-at-sea.

IMCMEX 2013

Aerographer’s mates assigned to the Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center at Stennis Space Center, Miss., stand by as an unmanned underwater vehicle leaves the surface to search for mines as part of a training exercise during the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) 2013.

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YOUR Navy Today – US 5th Fleet, South China Sea, Greece