YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Virginia, Japan, Guam

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 Guam or forward deployed to Japan, 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.

Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Airman Angelina Millan, assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120, final checks an E-2C Hawkeye during flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Leonard Adams Jr./Released)

Seaman Robert Debruine, left, Boatswain’€™s Mate 2nd Class Brandon Rambus, center, and Boatswain’€™s Mate 3rd Class Charles Small recover a rigid-hull inflatable boat aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) following small boat operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Deven B. King/Released)

A landing craft, air cushion departs the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Elizabeth Merriam/Released)

The main deck aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is covered by snow a during a rare winter storm in Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mel Orr/Released)

Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 3rd Class Nicole Roderick, left, Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Seaman Joshua Tayler, center, and Lt. j.g. Todd Strong track damage control efforts in the central control station during a general quarters drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Deven B. King/Released)

Seaman Daniel Indger, left, heaves on a mooring line with Boatswain’€™s Mate Seamen Ryan Kimble, center, and Stephen Ozolins aboard the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) during a sea and anchor evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II/Released)