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ARABIAN GULF - Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), transfer six rescued Filipino mariners to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Baranof (WPB 1318). John Paul Jones rescued the mariners when their ship, the Liberian-flagged motor vessel (MV) Stolt Valor, caught on fire.

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.

ARABIAN GULF - Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), transfer six rescued Filipino mariners to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Baranof (WPB 1318). John Paul Jones rescued the mariners when their ship, the Liberian-flagged motor vessel (MV) Stolt Valor, caught on fire.
STRAIT OF HORMUZ - An SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter patrols the area as USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Strait of Hormuz.
ARABIAN GULF - Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) pull chock and chains of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter.
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY, Bahrain - A Talon remote-controlled robot investigates a simulated improvised explosive device during an emergency response training event.
Search and rescue swimmers retrieve an MK 46 Mod 5A torpedo during a recoverable exercise torpedo firing exercise.
ATLANTIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) fires its MK-45 lightweight 5-inch gun during an exercise.
ATLANTIC OCEAN - The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) conducts a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).
GULF OF LA SPEZIA - An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, Ghostrider 53, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28, Det. 1, conducts a shipboard extraction from the Italian navy training vessel Piave with members of the Italian navy Operational Raider Group.
SASEBO, Japan - The Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) arrives at Fleet Activities Sasebo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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