SEA OF JAPAN (July 5, 2018)

Ensign Jonathan Dibling stands watch on the bridge of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54). Antietam is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation supporting security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd…

YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 17, 2018)

Sailors salute the holiday ensign during colors on the flight deck of the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) in observance of the 1-year memorial of the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) tragedy. Blue Ridge and its crew have now entered a final…

ARLINGTON, Va. (April 4, 2017)

Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard fold the national ensign during the funeral for Capt. Thomas J. Hudner Jr. at Arlington National Cemetery. Hudner was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in trying to save the life of his wingman during…

GROTON, Conn. (March 15, 2018)

Sailors assigned to the Pre-Commissioning Unit Colorado (SSN 788) salute the national ensign during their commissioning ceremony rehersal. Colorado is will be the U.S. Navy’s 15th Virginia-class attack submarine and the second ship named for the State of Colorado. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication…

PHILIPPINE SEA (March 8, 2018)

Ensign Nancy Smith uses the bridge-to-bridge radio aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) to speak with a marine patrol craft during Multisail 18. Multisail is a bilateral training exercise improving interoperability between the U.S. and Japanese forces. This exercise benefits from…

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Feb.

Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Austin Schneider helps fold a battle ensign aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3) during exercise Khunjar Haad. Khunjar Haad is a multilateral, surface, air and explosive ordnance disposal exercise with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Navy of…

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Feb. 14, 2018)

The crew of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) render honors to the national ensign following the completion of a Western Pacific deployment in support of national security. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lee (Released) 180214-N-LY160-0115 VISIT…

USS Ross Visits Agadir, Morocco

By Ensign Nicholas L. McGrath, USS Ross Public Affairs AGADIR, Morocco (NNS) — The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Jan. 10, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. The visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations…