PACIFIC OCEAN (June 27, 2018)

Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Odell Hardy, from New Orleans, signals for a U.S. Army HH-60L Black Hawk helicopter to land on the flight deck aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) during deck landing qualifications. Dewey is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet…

Growler Signal

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Wilford Cottrell signals to the crew of an EA-18G Growler on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Pacific Ocean, June 19, 2018. The Growler is assigned to the Gauntlets of Electronic Attack Squadron…

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 13, 2018)

Seaman Steven Scheerer, assigned to Beach Master Unit (BMU) 1, signals a landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 on the beaches of Camp Pendleton, Calif., during a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies…

Lightning Lines

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Glenn Catbagan signals as an F-35B Lightning II ascends on an aircraft elevator aboard the USS Essex during a composite training unit exercise in the Pacific Ocean, June 2, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Freeman VISIT…

Sailor's Signal

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Claudia Ofori signals from the USS Harry S. Truman to the USNS Arctic during an underway replenishment in the Mediterranean Sea, May 10, 2018. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bobby Siens VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Sailor's Signal http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 2, 2018)

Lt. Adam Hall signals for an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 22 to launch on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is currently deployed in the Pacific Ocean….

Squad Signal

A soldier assigned to Borzoi Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment signals his team to move forward at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 25, 2018, during a squad live-fire exercise aimed at increasing unit readiness. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooyeBooy) VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Carney Colors

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason Reece signals to an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter aboard the USS Carney in the Mediterranean Sea, March 12, 2018. Reece is a boatswain’s mate and the aircraft is assigned to Helicopter Sea Squadron 28. The guided-missile destroyer is on its…

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 12, 2018)

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Jason Reece signals an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Ghost Riders” of Helicopter Sea Squadron (HSC) 28 aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64). Carney is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, on its fourth patrol in the…

Signal Precision

Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris J. Park signals the operator of a Tunner 60K aircraft loader/transporter at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., March 3, 2018. Park is a KC-10 Extender boom operator assigned to the 76th Air Refueling Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, which is a…