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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 Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) launches a Standard Missile (SM) 2 during a missile exercise designed to maintain readiness, proficiency and lethality.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Laura Radspinner (Released)  190911-N-US295-1001
  • The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) approaches the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) for a replenishment-at-sea. 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)  190913-N-PW030-1025
  • An explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 sets up an EOD remote controlled robotic for a mission on a simulated maritime improvised explosive device (IED) during exercise Northern Coasts in Putlos, Germany, Sept. 13, 2019. Northern Coasts provides the opportunity for participating nations to engage in realistic maritime training, to build experience and teamwork, and strengthen our interoperability as we work toward mutual goals.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Travis Simmons (Released)  190913-N-UN744-1165
  • Chief Hospital Corpsman Richard Utley is pinned by his wife and his mother during the fiscal year 2020 chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Twenty-five Sailors were pinned to CPO during the ceremony. Nimitz is currently in port preparing for future operations.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Olivia Banmally Nichols (Released)  190913-N-KO930-171

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