Sailors help maintain America’s advantage at sea. This means they do not always get to celebrate holidays with their loved ones. An Anaheim, California, native serving in the United States Navy will celebrate the holidays with their fellow sailors aboard USS Essex. “The holidays are a time to spend with
Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Claudia Elantanez Montanez, a native of Anaheim, Calif. assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, performs system checks on an F/A-18F Super Hornet in the hangar bay of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Oct. 20, 2021. Carl Vinson
Command Master Chief Alfredo Alonso, from Lakewood, Calif., holds the “Homeward Bound” pennant on the deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett. Sterett, a part of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, is currently conducting routine operations in U.S. Third Fleet. This article was released by the Navy Office of Community Outreach.
Operations Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Nguyen, from Orange County, Calif., prepares fruit bowls for dinner aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93). Chung-Hoon is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. This article was released by the Navy Office of Community Outreach.
200407-N-CR843-0268 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR (April 07, 2020) Lt. j.g. Nadila Khan, from Anaheim, Calif., and a naval flight officer assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, monitors communications aboard a P-8A Poseidon aircraft during a maritime domain awareness mission over the Strait of Gibraltar in support of the Harry S. Truman
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian David, a native of Cerritos, California, serves in San Diego as a member of the U.S. Navy. David is an electronics technician. According to Admiral Mike Gilday, the Chief of Naval Operations, the focus of today’s Navy is squarely on warfighting, warfighters and the capabilities
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Trung Do, from Anaheim, Calif., operates a rope crane while stowing aviation materials and consumable carts in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Jan. 19, 2020. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific.
Boatswain’s Mate Seaman David Marquez, from Anaheim, Calif., observes the sea and anchor detail aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) Jan. 17, 2020. Russell, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific. This article was released by the
Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Mehtaab Singh, from Cerritos, Calif., releases tugging-line aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) Jan. 17, 2020. Paul Hamilton, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific. This article was released by the
Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Jonathan Cole, from Anaheim, Calif., assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), participates in the E-7 Navy-wide advancement exam. Bonhomme Richard is in its homeport of San Diego. This article was released by the Navy Office of Community Outreach.
Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Michael Chavez, from Huntington Beach, Calif., smiles for a photo aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Chavez is a 2004 American Fork High School graduate and has been serving in the Navy for 12 years. As an intelligence specialist Chavez provides timely
Master Chief Sonar Technician (Submarine) Michael Wangen II, pins Senior Chief Yeoman (Submarine) Matthew Zwan, right, from Garden Grove, Calif., as his relief as the Chief of the Boat aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) on the pier following a deployment. Topeka is one of