ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 13, 2018)

Lt. Cmdr. Chad Geis, right, meteorological and ceanographic officer, and Aerographer’s Mate 1st Class Russell Ligon analyze Hurricane Florence in the meteorological room aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). U.S. Naval Forces Northern Command deployed Kearsarge, along with embarked elements of…

U.S. 5TH Fleet AOR (Sept. 12, 2018)

Cmdr. John Hamilton, right, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), explains the ship’s tactical capabilities to Indian navy Capt. Rahul Jaitly, commanding officer of the Indian navy frigate Teg (F 45), in the combat information center during a combined maritime…

STRAIT OF HORMUZ (July 25, 2018)

Cmdr. Pat Eliason, right, executive officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), stands watch with Lt. Dan Stayton, middle, and Ensign Ryan Slaughter as the ship conducts a routine transit through the Strait of Hormuz alongside the roll-on/roll-off and container ship MV…

PHILIPPINE SEA (July 19, 2018)

Cmdr. Todd Penrod, executive officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), and Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 2nd Class Jared Ammon carry a wreath during a remembrance ceremony for USS Johnston (DD 557) aboard the ship. Mustin is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th…

KIEL, Germany (June 21, 2018)

Cmdr. Mary Devine, left, executive officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), and Yeoman 3rd Class Devon Cota, from Houston, stand lookout watch as the ship departs Kiel, Germany, following a scheduled port visit, June 21, 2018. Bainbridge, homeported at Naval…

DFN: Airstrikes in Farah, AFGHANISTAN, 05.15.2018

Defense Flash News: Airstrikes in Farah AFGHANISTAN 05.15.2018 Video by Cmdr. Lesley Lykins Resolute Support Headquarters FARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 15, 2018) — On 15 May 2018, U.S. airstrikes eliminated 28 Taliban fighters in Farah province, Afghanistan. (courtesy video released by U.S. Forces-Afghanistan) TAGS,Airstrikes,Afghanistan,Farah PLEASE…

TRINCOMALEE, Sri Lanka (May 2, 2018)

Cmdr. Brenda Reseter, assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-16), visits with an infant during a tour of the Kinniya Base Hospital. Mercy is deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and…

Patient Eyes

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Scott Williams, an optometrist, examines a child’s eye in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, April 27, 2018, during a Pacific Partnership 2018 health event. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasper Seisa VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Patient Eyes http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 3, 2018)

Lt. Cmdr. Terrance Flournoy, left, the flight deck handler for the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) explains flight deck operations to Northwestern University media students during a ship tour. During the tour, the students visited various locations throughout the ship including…