Blue Nose ceremony
200503-N-KY668-1174.JPG Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Austin G. Collins

May 13, 2020
Atlantic Ocean - 200503-N-KY668-1174 ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 3, 2020) Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) Fireman Joshua E. Ferdinand earns the title of Blue Nose during a Blue Nose initiation ceremony aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), May 3, 2020. Roosevelt is on patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. Roosevelt will replace USS Carney (DDG 64) as one of four forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) in Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Austin G. Collins/Released


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