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Friday, July 6, 2012

RECENT U.S NAVY PHOTOS



 FROM:  U.S. NAVY
A Sailor watches an MV-22B Osprey assigned to the Raging Bulls of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 261 lifts off from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and combat flight operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tim D. Godbee120705-N-SK590-200




FROM:  U.S. NAVY
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations while F/A-18s from its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, fly in formation over. George Washington and CVW 5 are underway on routine training in the western Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Declan Barnes (Released) 120704-N-TG831-275 UUU



FROM:  U.S. NAVY
Navy Diver 2nd Class Christopher Vanriper, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 5, Platoon 503, repels from an HH-60H Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14, onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) while participating in a fast rope and repelling exercise. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5, provide a combat-ready force that will protect and defend the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos (Released) 120705-N-WW409