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Around the World Wednesday: In waters near Guam, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney performs tactical maneuvers along with ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. This was part of GUAMEX 2014 – an operation aimed at enhancing the interoperability of the Navy and JMSDF.

Around the World Wednesday: In waters near Guam, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney performs tactical maneuvers along with ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. This was part of GUAMEX 2014 – an operation aimed at enhancing the interoperability of the Navy and JMSDF.

And we love every minute we get to defy gravity flying for America’s Navy. Happy Aviation Day!

And we love every minute we get to defy gravity flying for America’s Navy. Happy Aviation Day!

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Units (EODMU) 1 and 11 conduct a static-line water drop from a C-130 Hercules aircraft off the coast of San Diego. Besides static-line water drops, EOD Technicians also rappel, parachute, fast rope and SPIE rig.

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Units (EODMU) 1 and 11 conduct a static-line water drop from a C-130 Hercules aircraft off the coast of San Diego. Besides static-line water drops, EOD Technicians also rappel, parachute, fast rope and SPIE rig.

Sailors test the Mk-59 decoy launch system off the starboard side of USS Ramage.

Sailors test the Mk-59 decoy launch system off the starboard side of USS Ramage.

The E-2C Hawkeye is the Navy’s all-weather, carrier-based tactical battle management airborne early warning and command and control aircraft. Plus, it looks awesome.

The E-2C Hawkeye is the Navy’s all-weather, carrier-based tactical battle management airborne early warning and command and control aircraft. Plus, it looks awesome.

Today is Men’s Grooming Day, and in honor of the day, see if you can answer this question about men’s grooming in America’s Navy.True or False: Men are required to wear a buzz cut in the Navy.

Today is Men’s Grooming Day, and in honor of the day, see if you can answer this question about men’s grooming in America’s Navy.

True or False: Men are required to wear a buzz cut in the Navy.

The USS Arizona Memorial wall in Hawaii is getting a face lift and will be rededicated on Veterans Day. http://bit.ly/1pudx0u

The USS Arizona Memorial wall in Hawaii is getting a face lift and will be rededicated on Veterans Day.
http://bit.ly/1pudx0u

We’re just getting the planes ready for a ride.

We’re just getting the planes ready for a ride.

Congratulations are in order to Rear Adm. Margaret G. Kibben who on August 1, made history when she took over the helm of the Chaplain Corps as the first female Chief of Navy Chaplains and first female two-star Navy Chaplain!

Congratulations are in order to Rear Adm. Margaret G. Kibben who on August 1, made history when she took over the helm of the Chaplain Corps as the first female Chief of Navy Chaplains and first female two-star Navy Chaplain!

Around the World Wednesday: The ballistic missile submarine USS Alabama returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington after a strategic deterrence patrol. Alabama is one of eight ballistic missile submarines stationed at the base!

Around the World Wednesday: The ballistic missile submarine USS Alabama returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington after a strategic deterrence patrol. Alabama is one of eight ballistic missile submarines stationed at the base!