U.S. Navy Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Lesley Carrasco, from Anaheim, California, posed for a photograph as the Sailor of the Day with Capt. Randy Peck, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and Command Master Chief Marc Puco in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 8, 2019.
U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Seaman Carlos Enriquez, from Garden Grove, California, directs Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Xavier DeArco, from Destin, Florida, to fire a .50-caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise on the fantail aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 24,
On Sept. 3, 2019, Capt. James Hagen was promoted to the rank of Navy captain. The traditional ceremony added a unique twist by using technology to administer the oath from the Caribbean to the Pacific Northwest. “I decided to use video-teleconference (VTC) capability to allow my previous executive officer from
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Allen D. Tan, from Anaheim, Calif. and assigned to Camp Lemonnier’s comptroller department, receives his reenlistment certificate from Lt. Cmdr. Jay Gaul after reenlisting in the U.S. Navy during a ceremony held on base Aug. 9, 2019. Camp Lemonnier is an operational installation that enables U.S.,
Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors. At Naval Education and Training command, instructors at advanced technical schools teach sailors to be highly skilled, operational, and combat ready warfighters, while providing the tools and opportunities for
Most Americans would agree that communications are a vital part of their lives. The same is true for the U.S. Navy. Instead of using smart phones and tablets, a group of sailors stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, use the most-advanced satellite and telecommunications equipment to share vital information with sailors
Seaman Travis Zenk, a native of Huntington Beach, California, joined the Navy to better his life. Now, one year later and half a world away, Zenk serves aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, patrolling one of the world’s busiest maritime regions as part of the leading-edge of U.S. 7th Fleet.
Aviation Machinist’s Mate Airman Remely Culas, from Garden Grove, Calif., conducts routine maintenance on an MH-60R Sea Hawk, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93). Chung-Hoon is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and
A 2017 Marina High School graduate and Huntington Beach, California, native is currently serving with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron which flies one of the world’s most advanced warplanes. Airman Marlene Rivas is an aviation electronics technician with the Gladiators of VFA 106, which operates out of Naval Air
Petty Officer 1st Class Kimjonard Hugo-Potter’s, an Anaheim, California, native, father served in the Philippine Army and encouraged him to give the military a shot. Now, 13 years later and half a world away at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Hugo-Potter serves at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) / U.S.
U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Seaman Carlos Enriquez, from Garden Grove, California, uses a sound-powered phone while standing watch aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Suez Canal, April 20, 2019. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area
U.S. Navy Aviation Electrician’s Mate Airman Jared Hammond, from Buena Park, California, poses for a photograph as the Sailor of the Day with Capt. Randy Peck, right, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and Command Master Chief Benjamin Rushing in the Arabian Gulf, April