S: BMC(SW)BRIAN BUNCH
FC: Boatswain's Mate Chief Petty Officer Brian J Bunch | NAVY CHIEF NAVY PRIDE
1: Sept. 16, 2011 Pensacola, Florida Chief Petty Officer Pinning Ceremony | USS INDEPENDENCE (LCS 2)
2: Chief Brian Bunch arriving...
4: CONGRATULATIONS CHIEF
10: I love my new belt buckle...
11: and Boatswain's Mate case and pipe from all my girls!
12: NAVY CHIEF NAVY PRIDE
16: The Independence is a 419-foot aluminum trimaran, the first of its design in the Surface Fleet. It is capable of speeds in excess of 45 knots, and can operate in water less than 20 feet deep. It is propelled by four water jets in addition to two diesel and two gas turbine engines.
18: Brian on the flight deck...
22: Life on board