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IN THE NAVY 5.29.2021

YOKOSUKA, Japan. A Yokosuka Middle School student, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Hospitalman Alec Bowen, assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, during a vaccine distribution at Commander, Fleet Activities YokosukaÕs (CFAY) HawkÕs Nest. With Department of Defense authorization, CFAY began administering vaccines to Navy-sponsored Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) children 12 to 17 years old during the two-day distribution. For more than 75 years, CFAY has provided, maintained, and operated base facilities and services in support of the U.S. 7th FleetÕs forward-deployed naval forces, tenant commands, and thousands of military and civilian personnel and their families. (U.S. Navy photo by Tetsuya Morita)
PHILIPPINE SEA. Chief Logistics Specialist Bernam Tapang, from Angeles City, Philippines, directs a cargo onload aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during a replenishment-at-sea. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Santiago Navarro)
SASEBO, Japan. Capt. David Adams, commander of Fleet Activities Sasebo, and Sasebo City Mayor Norio Tomonaga tour Soto Dam after a memorial ceremony, May 28, 2021. A memorial was erected at Soto Dam in 1956 by Sasebo City for the 53 American POWS and 14 Japanese laborers who died building the dam during World War II. The bilateral ceremony, normally attended by the public, was conducted by a small number of U.S. Navy, Sasebo City, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and local community representatives due to COVID-19 limitations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jasmine Ikusebiala)
ANNAPOLIS, Md. .) After three cheers for those they leave behind, newly commissioned U.S. Navy ensigns and Marine Corps second lieutenants of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2021 toss their covers at the conclusion of the graduation and commissioning ceremony at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Class of 2021 graduated 1,084 midshipmen and were addressed by Vice President Kamala Harris. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dana D. Legg)

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