Navy Chief Pinning Ceremony

I was recently given the opportunity to shoot a U.S. Navy Chief pinning ceremony at Navy Information Operations Command Georgia and the images were featured on Navy Visual News. It’s very exciting to get such global recognition.
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Navy Visual News 20914-N-TD563-097

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FORT GORDON, Ga. (Sept. 14, 2012) Newly pinned Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Brandon Riggio receives his combination cover during the chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony held at Navy Information Operations Command Georgia. Twenty-one new CPOs were pinned at the ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Robert A. Hartland/Released)

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FORT GORDON, Ga. (Sept. 14, 2012) Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Steven Haefcke is piped aboard after receiving his anchors during a chief petty officer (CPO) pinning ceremony at Navy Information Operations Command Georgia. Twenty-one new CPOs were pinned at the ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Robert A. Hartland/Released)

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Navy Cryptology and Technology 20914-N-TD563-097

The previous image was also featured on the Navy’s Facebook page.