I wish all our armed forces sent these type of releases and pics out. This is cool and it's awesome to see Brett working it on his ship.

photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released

Here's the press release from the Navy:

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 21, 2014) Seaman Brett Sechrist, from Lubbock, Texas, stands watch as the forward bridge lookout aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)