Around the Fleet: 2014 Chief’s Pinning

Here are some photos from around the fleet of this year’s Chief Pinning. Related posts:Gun ExercisesNavy JAG Corps Summer Interns 2015JAG Trip Log: Navy Region Northwest

Here are some photos from around the fleet of this year’s Chief Pinning.

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Chief Legalman Zandee Galang, is piped aboard during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony for Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and 7th Fleet Sailors, Sept. 16, 2014. After completing Phase Two of CPO 365, Blue Ridge and 7th Fleet Staff chief petty officer selectees were given their anchors and pinned to the rank of chief petty officer. (Photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelby Sanders and Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liz Dunagan)

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Newly promoted chief petty officers, assigned to Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and 7th Fleet, sing Anchors Aweigh during a chief pinning ceremony, Sept. 16, 2014. After completing Phase Two of CPO 365, Blue Ridge and 7th Fleet chief petty officer selectees were given their anchors and pinned to the rank of chief petty officer.  (Photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelby Sanders and Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liz Dunagan)

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Chief Legalman Erica Keels is pinned to the rank of Chief Petty Officer by her 6-year-old son during a chief pinning ceremony held on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The Chief pinning ceremony is part of a long-standing tradition that honors and recognizes the years of hard work, service and leadership of dedicated Sailors in the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tiarra Fulgham/Released)

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Chief Legalman Erica Keels, joined by her mother and son, receives her combination cover during a chief pinning ceremony held on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The Chief pinning ceremony is part of a long-standing tradition that honors and recognizes the years of hard work, service and leadership of dedicated Sailors in the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tiarra Fulgham/Released)

Chief Legalman Raysa Turner has her anchors pinned by her family during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony aboard USS Essex (LHD 2). (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Chief Legalman Raysa Turner, center, is piped aboard during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony aboard USS Essex (LHD 2). (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Chief Legalman Raysa Turner, center, is piped aboard during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony aboard USS Essex (LHD 2). (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

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