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Posted on 12/26/2017 12:42:18 AM PST by Oshkalaboomboom
Photos taken by the US Navy over the course of the year show the highs, the lows and the hardships
The Navy had an eventful year with new ship being commissioned, rescuing hurricane victims and more
Images showcase the dedication service members in all of the country's military branches exhibit daily
Founded 242 years ago, the US Navy is the largest navy in the world with 332,421 personnel on active duty
The United States Navy has just revealed their most powerful images taken over the course of the last 12 months that show the heart-breaking loss of life, strike operations on ISIS, emotional homecomings and more.
The Navy had an eventful and busy year with new ships being commissioned, hurricane victims in the mainland US and Puerto Rico being aided, terrorist groups ISIS and Syrian forces being hit with cruise-missile strikes and the USS Fitzgerald and USS John McCain being involved in collisions.
Founded 242 years ago, the US Navy is the largest and most capable navy in the world with 322,421 personnel on active duty and 107,577 in the Navy Reserve.
The photos captured by Navy personnel from around the world show the emotional moments of service members being reunited with their family, along with the tragic moments during funerals to those lost in the line of duty.
In addition, the images also showcase the hard work, tenacity, sacrifice and dedication that service members in all of the country's military branches exhibit on a daily basis.
Check out the following captivating and most powerful images from this year that perfectly highlight the Navy's longstanding mission and duties to be 'always courageous'.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Plenty of good pictures at the link.
Wonderful photos! Thanks for posting.
I enjoy the comments there, and always rate as many as I have time for.
Thanks for Posting this.
Thank You ALL U.S. Navy Warriors and Your Families for Your Service and Sacrifices.
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Hows the Weather/Power situation going ?
Son in Erie cleared the back porch for the Dogs to go out last night and opened the door this AM to let them out and had 2.5’ at the door. 35” yesterday, 6” in 1 hour.
Tonight 53+” and Wife’s car covered. Snow at house taller than Him.
I’d be movin’ to the Bahamas Mon’
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