Detroit Sailor mans sound-powered telephone aboard U.S. Navy warship

    Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Brittiny Gardner from Detroit mans a sound-powered telephone on the bridge wing of U.S. 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), as the ship conducts maneuvering operations with America Expeditionary Strike Group. Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy and, as 7th Fleet command ship, actively works to foster relationships with allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sarah Eaton)                                                                                                       

    200129-N-DE082-072 PHILLIPINE SEA (Jan. 29, 2020) – Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Brittiny Gardner, from Detroit, mans a sound-powered telephone on the bridge wing of U.S. 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as the ship conducts maneuvering operations with America Expeditionary Strike Group. Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy and, as 7th Fleet command ship, actively works to foster relationships with allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sarah Eaton)