SAN DIEGO (Sept. 19, 2018)

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith speaks at an all-hands call in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan M. Kinee (Released) 180919-N-MT837-0077 VISIT THE SOURCE…

Seahawk Maintenance

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel-Marc Lobban performs maintenance on an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in preparation for exercise Valiant Shield 2018 in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 15, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd…

Promotion Pride

Navy Chief Petty Officer Lori Bent gets her anchor pins during a ceremony promoting 45 sailors to the chief petty officer rank at Fort Meade, Md., Sept. 14, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brianna Bowens VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Promotion Pride http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

JINHAE, ROK (Sept. 11, 2018)

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith speak to Sailors during an all-hands call at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae. Moran and Smith are on a routine visit of the Korean Peninsula to engage with…

Face of Defense: Navy Computer Technician Trains New Marines, Sailors

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin Somers, an information technology specialist, is part of an integrated Navy and Marine Corps team that helps keep nearly 250 computers running 24 hours a day, seven days a week. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Navy Computer…

INDIAN OCEAN (Sept. 3, 2018)

Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexander Turla, an airman assigned to the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), launches an F-35B Lightning II assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Sept….

WASHINGTON (Aug. 29, 2018)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, left, congratulates Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith after announcing his selection as the 15th MCPON. Following a comprehensive review of potential candidates, Smith will serve as the senior-ranking enlisted leader and advisor to…

Face of Defense: Reserve Hospital Corpsman Serves to Help Others

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlotta Howard employed her expertise as a dental technician to assist Air Force dentists with procedures and the handling of dental equipment during Tropic Care Maui County 2018 in Hawaii. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Reserve Hospital Corpsman…