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  • Chief Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) Dennis Mottley says goodbye to his family before departing Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57). Mitscher departed Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment in support of ballistic missile defense to the U.S. 5th and 6th fleet areas of operation.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert (Released)  180920-N-VC599-0011
  • Sailors heave mooring line aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship arrives in Valencia, Spain, Sept. 21, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fifth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners as well as U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan U. Kledzik (Released)  180921-N-UY653-149
  • The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) fires its Mark 45 5-inch gun as part of a live-fire demonstration for visiting Brig. Gen. Matthew Trollinger, commander of Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, during a shipboard visit to discuss Navy and Marine Corps interoperability. Jason Dunham 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.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Matt Bodenner (Released)  180917-N-PY230-7926
  • Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) bow their heads in prayer during a burial at sea ceremony on the ship's starboard aircraft elevator. Bonhomme Richard is currently underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Diana Quinlan (Released)  180919-N-WF272-1037

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