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MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 5, 2013) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a scheduled deployment in support of 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 Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Mediterranean Sea, Malaysia, Pacific Ocean, Senegal

Right now your Navy is 100 percent 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 Pacific Ocean, 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.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 5, 2013) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a scheduled deployment in support of 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 Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 5, 2013) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a scheduled deployment in support of 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 Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (March 6, 2013)  Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Gabrielle Joyner and Logistics Specialist Seaman Recruit Keeli Matthews raise the ensign during morning colors aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) while in port at Sepanggar Naval Base. Frank Cable conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Salisbury/Released)
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (March 6, 2013) Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Gabrielle Joyner and Logistics Specialist Seaman Recruit Keeli Matthews raise the ensign during morning colors aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) while in port at Sepanggar Naval Base. Frank Cable conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Salisbury/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 6, 2013) A phalanx close-in weapons system (CIWS) is fired during a pre-action aim calibration test aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82). Lassen is part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, and is underway to conduct exercise Foal Eagle 2013 with the Republic of Korea in support of regional security and stability of the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 6, 2013) A phalanx close-in weapons system (CIWS) is fired during a pre-action aim calibration test aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82). Lassen is part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, and is underway to conduct exercise Foal Eagle 2013 with the Republic of Korea in support of regional security and stability of the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 7, 2013) Gunner's Mate Seaman Miranda Brown, right, and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Zachariah Miller, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), load a machine gun as the ship departs Naples, Italy. Barry is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet are of responsibility in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Josh Bennett/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 7, 2013) Gunner’s Mate Seaman Miranda Brown, right, and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Zachariah Miller, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), load a machine gun as the ship departs Naples, Italy. Barry is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet are of responsibility in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Josh Bennett/Released)
DAKAR, Senegal (March 7, 2013) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Peter Wells discusses medical training topics with a Gambian sailor aboard the Spanish Guardia Civil vessel Rio Seguro during Exercise Saharan Express 2013. Saharan Express is an international maritime security cooperation exercise designed to improve maritime safety and security in West Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Herman/Released)
DAKAR, Senegal (March 7, 2013) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Peter Wells discusses medical training topics with a Gambian sailor aboard the Spanish Guardia Civil vessel Rio Seguro during Exercise Saharan Express 2013. Saharan Express is an international maritime security cooperation exercise designed to improve maritime safety and security in West Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Herman/Released)

 

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