Fire Controlman 2nd Class Frederick Spivey, from Villa Rica, Ga., cleans the inside of a close-in weapons system (CIWS) during routine maintenance aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53). Mobile Bay is deployed with the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sailors onboard USS Gunston Hall man the rails as they depart on a scheduled deployment Feb.8.
In this photo, Sailors man the rails of the USS Whitney as the ship arrives in Monaco. Did you know that there are no airports in Monaco? Good thing the Navy has a lot of ships.
The USS Stethem launches a harpoon missile near Guam, Sept. 15, 2014, during a sinking exercise. The Stethem is on patrol with the USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Alonzo M. Archer
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