See a local sailor’s photos from Navy patrols on the Black Sea

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner is documenting photos of the U.S. 6th Fleet operating in the Black Sea.

He is a Navy Photographer from Athens, Tennessee.

Specialist Turner has posted these photos as part of his job and he wanted to share them with the folks back home.

BOSPHORUS STRAIT (Feb. 17, 2018) Ð Sonar Technician Surface 3rd Class Seth Chopper Nikki Benak and Sonar Technician Surface Surface 3rd Class Antony Bey man a .50 caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship transits the Bosphorus Straits, Feb, 17, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)

BOSPHORUS STRAIT (Feb. 17, 2018) Ð The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Bosphorus Straits, Feb, 17, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)

BOSPHORUS STRAIT (Feb. 17, 2018) Ð The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Bosphorus Straits, Feb, 17, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)

The Bosphorus Strait links the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea through Turkey.

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