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51 years after the world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier (USS Enterprise CVN-65) was put into service, her successor has arrived.This class of carrier comes equipped with an electromagnetic catapult launch system that reduces the need to carry water on board for our current steam catapult launch system.#AmericasNavy

51 years after the world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier (USS Enterprise CVN-65) was put into service, her successor has arrived.

This class of carrier comes equipped with an electromagnetic catapult launch system that reduces the need to carry water on board for our current steam catapult launch system.
#AmericasNavy

Around the World Wednesday: Sailors assigned to the USS Mount Whitney man the rails as the ship arrives in Batumi, Georgia, for a port visit. Can you spot the ferris wheel in the background? It sits on Batumi Boulevard on Georgia’s Black Sea coast and gives riders a fantastic panoramic view of the beaches and the city.

Around the World Wednesday: Sailors assigned to the USS Mount Whitney man the rails as the ship arrives in Batumi, Georgia, for a port visit. Can you spot the ferris wheel in the background? It sits on Batumi Boulevard on Georgia’s Black Sea coast and gives riders a fantastic panoramic view of the beaches and the city.

Fair winds and following seas, Sailors.

Fair winds and following seas, Sailors.

Constructing runways, bridges, generators and other complex systems is a daunting task to some but just another day in the life of the Civil Engineer Corps. Constantly deployed around the world, our Civil Engineer Corps Officers oversee and manage the massive construction projects that keep America’s Navy always on watch.Having a knack for organizing, tackling complex mathematical problems and taking things apart are only some of the qualities of a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.If you’re ready to build connections worldwide, the Civil Engineer Corps is ready for you.

Constructing runways, bridges, generators and other complex systems is a daunting task to some but just another day in the life of the Civil Engineer Corps. Constantly deployed around the world, our Civil Engineer Corps Officers oversee and manage the massive construction projects that keep America’s Navy always on watch.

Having a knack for organizing, tackling complex mathematical problems and taking things apart are only some of the qualities of a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.

If you’re ready to build connections worldwide, the Civil Engineer Corps is ready for you.

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of the Sailors of America’s Navy and the significant others who love them!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of the Sailors of America’s Navy and the significant others who love them!

Naval Aviators didn’t always have wings, there was a time whenthey shared an insignia with every sailor.
Naval Aviators began asking for a distinguishing mark around1913. It wasn’t until Sept 7,1917 that the Sectary of the Navyapproved new uniform regulations allowing aviators to wear thecoveted pilots wings.
Think you have what it takes to rule the skies? We’re waiting foryou: http://bit.ly/16YpRxb

Naval Aviators didn’t always have wings, there was a time when
they shared an insignia with every sailor.


Naval Aviators began asking for a distinguishing mark around
1913. It wasn’t until Sept 7,1917 that the Sectary of the Navy
approved new uniform regulations allowing aviators to wear the
coveted pilots wings.


Think you have what it takes to rule the skies? We’re waiting for
you: http://bit.ly/16YpRxb

Around the World Wednesday: The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrives in Sasebo, Japan. Sasebo is the home of the Navy’s only forward-deployed Amphibious Ready Group. This base is strategically important in carrying out our defense treaty with Japan in ensuring peace and stability throughout the region.

Around the World Wednesday: The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrives in Sasebo, Japan. Sasebo is the home of the Navy’s only forward-deployed Amphibious Ready Group. This base is strategically important in carrying out our defense treaty with Japan in ensuring peace and stability throughout the region.

Watch this to get a small taste of life at Boot Camp.

Sailors stand at attention during morning colors as the USS Monterey is moored in Funchal, Portugal, for a port visit. Morning colors, a tradition adopted from the British, happens every morning at 0800. “Attention” is sounded on the bugle or one blast is blown on a police whistle, and everyone within sight or sound faces the national ensign and renders a hand salute.

Sailors stand at attention during morning colors as the USS Monterey is moored in Funchal, Portugal, for a port visit. Morning colors, a tradition adopted from the British, happens every morning at 0800. “Attention” is sounded on the bugle or one blast is blown on a police whistle, and everyone within sight or sound faces the national ensign and renders a hand salute.

On this day in 1800, the USS Essex became the first vessel from America’s Navy to cross the equator. Did you know that before “crossing the line” you are referred to as a pollywog, and afterward you are called a shellback?

On this day in 1800, the USS Essex became the first vessel from America’s Navy to cross the equator. Did you know that before “crossing the line” you are referred to as a pollywog, and afterward you are called a shellback?