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  • Chief Yeoman David O'Leary, assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), is pinned to the rank of chief petty officer (CPO) by his son during a CPO pinning ceremony at Naval Base Guam. The ceremony consisted of a total of 29 Sailors and one Airman promoted to the paygrade of CPO with a total of 46 CPOs island wide.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger (Released)  190913-N-VR594-1398
  • Families wave as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) departs Naval Station Mayport. Lassen is among ships and units from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group that formed a surface action group (SAG) and are deploying from their East Coast homeports of Norfolk, Va. and Mayport, Fla.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anderson W. Branch (Released)  190912-N-KK394-019
  • An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the Jolly Rogers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 and a C-2A Greyhound attached the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. With Abraham Lincoln as the flagship, deployed strike group assets include staffs, ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tristan Kyle Labuguen (Released)  190912-N-PW030-2054
  • Sailors chock and chain an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Vipers of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48 on the flight deck aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) during a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise with other U.S. Navy warships. Surface Warships assigned to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group are participating in the exercise in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida to maintain readiness, proficiency and lethality.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gian Prabhudas (Released)  190906-N-DV626-0486


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