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  • Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Allen Hodges, assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command, communicates a nine-line medical evacuation request during a tactical combat casualty care field training exercise at Dam Neck Annex. The training prepares non-medical personnel to perform life-saving techniques under the harsh pressure of battlefield environments.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matt Daniels (Released)  110318-N-8949D-053
  • Master-at-Arms 1st Class Neil McLean, right, and Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Allen Hodges, center, assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command, move a wounded service member to a rally point for medical evacuation during a tactical combat casualty care field training exercise at Dam Neck Annex. The training prepares non-medical personnel to perform life-saving techniques under the harsh pressure of battlefield environments.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matt Daniels (Released)  110318-N-8949D-085
  • Capt. Frank Hughlett, commanding officer of Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) Command, awards the Bronze Star medal to Lt. j.g. Ron Kolpak during an awards ceremony at Dam Neck Annex in Virginia Beach, Va. MCAST Command equips, trains and deploys maritime civil affairs and security force assistance teams to joint task force commanders to enhance partner-nation capability and capacity.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matt Daniels (Released)  110311-N-8949D-004
  • A Uruguayan explosive ordnance disposal technician maneuvers a line attached to an improvised explosive device during a training field exercise as part of a three-week training course coordinated by the Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST). MCAST delivers teams of highly skilled U.S. Navy Sailors to share expertise with partner nations to strengthen international relationships.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Lawlor (Released)  101115-N-8546L-069
  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) arrives at U.S. Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, to become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) in Japan. FLEACT Yokosuka provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of the U.S. 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, 71 tenant commands and more than 27,000 military and civilian personnel.  U.S. Navy photo by Garrett Zopfi (Released)  180522-N-GH917-0003
  • Jason Hardzewicz, co-chariman of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Security and Safety Committee, speaks about the NYSE to Information System Technician 3rd Class Austin Turk and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Recruit Tori Stanley at the opening bell ring ceremony during Fleet Week New York. Now in its 30th year Fleet Week New York is the city's time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist RJ Stratchko (Released)  180521-N-NX070-0195
  • Quartermaster 3rd Class Daija Anderson, from Houston, poses with the freshly-painted hashmarks under the Force Health and Wellness Unit Award (Green "H") on the superstructure of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Each hashmark represent an annual, consecutive competition won, recognizing the ship's commitment to the health and welfare of its Sailors and Marines. Bonhomme Richard has recently completed its transition to San Diego as part of a homeport change where it is scheduled to undergo upgrades to operate the F-35B Lightning II.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeanette Mullinax (Released)  180521-N-TH560-081
  • Master Chief Ian Thompson, prospective command master chief of the guided-missile destroyer USS  Delbert Black (DDG 119), presents a framed Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) pennant to Ima J. Black, widow of the ship's namesake, at the Naval Station Mayport Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Club. Although the purpose of Black's visit was to transfer the combination cover of her late husband, Delbert Black, to USS Delbert Black, the Mayport Area CPO Mess threw her a surprise party to celebrate her 97th birthday. Delbert Black was the first MCPON, and Ima, a member of the Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service), is the First Lady of the Navy Chief Mess and an honorary master chief.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Bobby Northnagle (Released)  180518-N-RR852-0062

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