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The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) performs a full power run and rudder swing checks during sea trials. Truman is conducting sea trials in collaboration with Norfolk Naval Shipyard to train Sailors and ensure operability of equipment and systems while at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristina Young/Released)

Your Navy TODAY – Republic of Palau, Atlantic Ocean, Souda Bay

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do.

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) performs a full power run and rudder swing checks during sea trials. Truman is conducting sea trials in collaboration with Norfolk Naval Shipyard to train Sailors and ensure operability of equipment and systems while at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristina Young/Released)
An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 approaches the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) at sunrise after delivering pallets of supplies to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during a vertical replenishment. George Washington departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka on May 26 to begin its 2012 patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody R. Boyd/Released)
An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 flies over USS McCampbell (DDG 85) as it approaches the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) after deliving pallets of supplies to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody R. Boyd/Released)
n F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 is directed onto the catapult on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nolan Kahn/Released)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) is at anchor off Koror, Republic of Palau during a port visit while transiting the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Quartermaster 2nd Class Emanuel Farell/Released)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departs Souda Bay, Greece after the first port call of the ship's maiden deployment. Jason Dunham is deployed with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Jamieson/Released)
Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   321,053
Officers Officers:   52,694
Enlisted Enlisted:   263,892
Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,467
Ready Reserve:   106,188 [As of May 2012 ]
Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 63,888
Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 42,300
Reserves currently mobilized:   4,270 [As of 12 Jun 2012]
Personnel on deployment:   47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 286
Total Ships Underway Total Ships Underway: 99 (35% of total)
Deployed Ships Underway Deployed Ships Underway: 69 (24% of total)
Attack Submarines Underway Attack Submarines Underway: 32
Other Underway Other Underway: 30 (10% of total)
Total Ships Deployed/Underway Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 142 (50% of total)
Ships Underway
Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Enterprise (CVN 65) – 5th Fleet
              USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) – 6th Fleet
              USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) – 5th Fleet
              USS George Washington (CVN 73) – 7th Fleet
 USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) – 3rd Fleet
Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Peleliu (LHA 5) – 3rd Fleet
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) – 5th Fleet
              USS Bonnhomme Richard (LHD 6) – 7th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
 3700+

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