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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
  • The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Gulf of Alaska after participating in Exercise Northern Edge 2019. Northern Edge is one in a series of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crisis in the Indo-Pacific region.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erick A. Parsons (Released)  190525-N-ZM949-1335
  • The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, fly in formation over the United States Naval Academy's Class of 2019 Graduation Day and Commissioning Ceremony at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Class of 2019 graduated 1052 midshipmen and were addressed by Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan. As the undergraduate college of our country's naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Josiah D. Pearce (Released)  190524-N-UG979-0331
  • Midshipmen enter the field to commence the United States Naval Academy's Class of 2019 Graduation Day and Commissioning Ceremony at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Class of 2019 graduated 1052 midshipmen and were addressed by acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan. As the undergraduate college of our country's naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Burke (Released)  190524-N-OI810-136
  • Midshipmen toss their covers in the air during the United States Naval Academy's Class of 2019 Graduation Day and Commissioning Ceremony. The hat toss, now a traditional ending to the ceremony, originated at the Naval Academy in 1912 as a symbolic and visual end to the four-year program. The Class of 2019 graduated 1052 midshipmen and were addressed by acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan. As the undergraduate college of our country's naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Josiah D. Pearce (Released)  190524-N-UG979-0646

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