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  • Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Selectees stationed at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown run around the Yorktown Battlefield as part of CPO 365. During CPO 365 Phase II, heritage is continually drilled and honed, to reinforce to the CPO Selectees just how important it is to learn about our nation's history. CPO Selectees ran around the battlefield, stopping at various points to research and speak to the importance of each phase of the battle of Yorktown and the events that culminated in our victory over the British and secured our independence. They were joined on this run by commanding officers and senior enlisted leaders from the installation and the various tenant commands.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  150902-N-PK884-003
  • The guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) prepares to transit through the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. Carney is the fourth Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be forward deployed to Rota, Spain to serve as part of the president's European phased adaptive approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan B. Trejo (Released)  150912-N-XG464-068
  • Dr. Martin Gallivan, left, an associate professor at the College of William and Mary, shows artifacts found during a field study at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown to Capt. Paul Haebler, commanding officer of Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, and Cmdr. Steven Fichter, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown public works officer. The field study is being conducted through the university as part of an ongoing cooperative agreement with Naval Facilities Engineering Command to survey historical sites aboard the installation.  U.S. Navy photo by Mark Piggott (Released)  150615-N-PK884-001
  • Sailors from Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex tenant commands walk along the bank of the York River gathering trash during the annual Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Clean the Bay day initiative.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Edward Kessler (Released)  150602-N-CS762-088
  • Fireman Gabriel Lupo, assigned to USS Constitution, climbs the ship's mizzenmast during 'Old Ironsides' underway commemorating the Vietnam War. In coordination with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, the crew of USS Constitution hosted Vietnam veterans as a thank you for their years of service and sacrifice for their country.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular (Released)  180518-N-SM577-0211
  • The U.S. 7th Fleet Band performs during a parade down the main street of Shimoda, Japan, as part of the 79th Shimoda Black Ship Festival. The U.S. Navy's participation in the festival celebrates the heritage of U.S.-Japanese naval partnership first established by Commodore Matthew Perry's 1853 port visit.  U.S. Navy photo by Daniel A. Taylor (Released)  180519-N-WC492-0375
  • Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Ryan Vue stands watch on the flight deck as an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the "Red Rippers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman's support of Operation Inherent Resolve demonstrates the capability and flexibility of U.S. Naval Forces and their resolve to eliminate the terrorist group ISIS and the threat they pose.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Gooley (Released)  180519-N-EA818-0165
  • An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 takes off from the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62). Chancellorsville is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sarah Myers (Released)  180520-N-ZL062-0005

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