Image of the Day: Sailors Practice Hose Handling

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Image of the Day Sailors Practice Hose Handling

Sailors practice hose handling in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a general quarters (GQ) drill.


GQ drills prepare Sailors for the highest state of readiness in the event of actual casualties.

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. The ship’s callsign is Lone Warrior, and she is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Naval Today Staff, July 23, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karl Anderson
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