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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
  • Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Jake Shelton, from Hartselle, Alabama, assigned to the Dragon Slayers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 11 observes the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean, May 27, 2020. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) remains at sea in the Atlantic Ocean as a certified carrier strike group force ready for tasking in order to protect the crew from the risks posed by COVID-19, following their successful deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. Keeping HSTCSG at sea in U.S. 2nd Fleet, in the sustainment phase of OFRP, allows the ship to maintain a high level of readiness during the global COVID-19 pandemic.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Isaac Esposito (Released)  200527-N-BD352-0221
  • An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 prepares to take off from the flight deck of the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7). Detroit is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South's mission, which includes counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean and eastern Pacific.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anderson W. Branch (Released)  200526-N-KK394-1027
  • U.S. Marines with All-Domain Reconnaissance Detachment (ADR), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fast-rope from a U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 during a visit, board, search and seizure drill at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, California, May 21, 2020. The ADR detachment conducted visit, board, search and seizure drills as the culminating event of a two-week Maritime Interoperability Course, designed to enhance participants' techniques for boarding and taking over vessels in preparation for an upcoming deployment.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Desiree King (Released)  200521-M-JO645-1465
  • A Sailor assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, launches an RQ-20B Puma unmanned aerial system aboard a Mark VI patrol boat. CTF-56 is responsible for the planning and execution of expeditionary missions including coastal riverine operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kory Alsberry (Released)  200524-N-JO908-1029

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