PACIFIC OCEAN (May 7, 2018)

Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Juan Morabarajas, from Oakland, Calif., mans a .50-caliber machine gun inside an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14. The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) is underway with…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 5, 2018)

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Colin Black mans a console during flag officer sea training’s weekly war scenario aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, on its sixth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations…

GULF OF THAILAND (Feb. 19, 2018)

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Nathaniel Edwards mans a .50-caliber machine gun from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 during a live-fire exercise. HSC-22 is deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard…

VARNA, Bulgaria (Feb. 18, 2018)

Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Darnell Thomas mans a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), during mooring operations in Varna, Bulgaria, Feb. 18, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area…