(April 8, 2009) An instructor monitors SEAL Qualification Training candidates while they spend five minutes in near freezing water during a re-warming exercise. Candidates completed the re-warming exercise after spending 48 hours in the Alaskan mountains learning how to navigate through the rugged terrain and survive the frigid conditions. The 28-day cold-weather training course, taught in Kodiak, is part of a yearlong process to become a U.S. Navy SEAL. Photo by Erika N. Manzano
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As the Government of the Philippines responds to one of the largest disasters its country has ever faced, U.S. Navy Sailors have been delivering assistance as quickly and efficiently as possible to people who need it most.This infographic – built from U.S. 7th Fleet’s Operation Damayan update on Nov. 16 – shows some of the Navy’s relief by the numbers.
Nimitz Carrier Strike Group - Sailors "Man the rails" on board the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship gets underway. More than 5,000 Sailors from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group departed San Diego Jan. 24 on a surge deployment in support of U.S. military operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (AW) Christopher D. Blachly. 2008
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Charles Landry, assigned to Navy Operational Support Center Austin, gives a boy a Navy ball cap at the Children's Hospital in Boston as part of Caps for Kids during Boston Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kathryn E. Macdonald/Released)
Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Ryan Abbott rides a boatswain's chair between the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) and the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) during his re-enlistment ceremony as part of a replenishment at sea.