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YOKOSUKA, Japan - The Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka during its deployment to the Western Pacific Region.

YOUR Navy Operating Forward

Right now your Navy is 100% on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the South China Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world.   The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

YOKOSUKA, Japan - The Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka during its deployment to the Western Pacific Region.
ATLANTIC OCEAN - Aviation boatswain's mates direct the landing of an AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Okinawa - A landing craft air cushion approaches the well deck of the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).
ARABIAN GULF - USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) conduct a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10).
SEA OF JAPAN - SN Kameron Maison and SN Edward Kirtley hook a hoisting sling onto an SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during an vertical replenishment.
ARABIAN SEA - Sailors observe a double-probe fuel line from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) as it approaches a refueling station aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during a replenishment at sea.
ARABIAN GULF - An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 launches from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
NORFOLK - The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departs Naval Station Norfolk for the ship's 22nd and final deployment.

 

 

 

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