YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Pacific Ocean, North Arabian Sea, 5th Fleet

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 California or forward deployed to the North Arabian 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.

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) watch as a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) leaves the launcher during a live-fire exercise as part of Multi-Sail 13 in the Pacific Ocean, April 11. Multi-Sail 13 is a training exercise designed to test ships operating ability across a wide range of disciplines including anti-submarine warfare, live fire exercises, and high value unit escort scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/Released)

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) watch as a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) leaves the launcher during a live-fire exercise as part of Multi-Sail 13 in the Pacific Ocean, April 11. Multi-Sail 13 is a training exercise designed to test ships operating ability across a wide range of disciplines including anti-submarine warfare, live fire exercises, and high value unit escort scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/Released)

 The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) launches a Standard Missile (SM-2) as a part of Multi-Sail 13 in the Pacific Ocean, April 11. Multi-Sail 13 is a training exercise designed to test ships operating ability across a wide range of disciplines including anti-submarine warfare, live fire exercises, and high value unit escort scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Timothy Tran/Released)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) launches a Standard Missile (SM-2) as a part of Multi-Sail 13 in the Pacific Ocean, April 11. Multi-Sail 13 is a training exercise designed to test ships operating ability across a wide range of disciplines including anti-submarine warfare, live fire exercises, and high value unit escort scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Timothy Tran/Released)

An MH-60S Sea Hawk from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 carries cargo from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during vertical replenishment in the Pacific Ocean, April 14. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katarzyna Kobiljak/ Released)

An MH-60S Sea Hawk from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 carries cargo from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during vertical replenishment in the Pacific Ocean, April 14. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katarzyna Kobiljak/ Released)

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) enters Apra Harbor to receive parts, personnel and perishables during a replenishment, April 12.  Chicago is at sea conducting operations around Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffrey Jay Price/Released)

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) enters Apra Harbor to receive parts, personnel and perishables during a replenishment, April 12. Chicago is at sea conducting operations around Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffrey Jay Price/Released)s Jeffrey Jay Price/Released)

Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Beaty pilots an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Rampagers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 while conducting aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R during combat missions with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the North Arabian Sea, April 9. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Greg Linderman/Released)

Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Beaty pilots an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Rampagers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83 while conducting aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R during combat missions with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the North Arabian Sea, April 9. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Greg Linderman/Released)

Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Nathaniel Loesch, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66), reports on station before a replenishment-at-sea alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193), April 13. Hue City is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Luis Fiallos/Released)

Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Nathaniel Loesch, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66), reports on station before a replenishment-at-sea alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193), April 13. Hue City is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Luis Fiallos/Released)

Lt. Ronnie Mojzis, engineer for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah, assesses window damage to the Farah provincial governor's office building during a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor's compound in Farah City, April 11. PRT Farah's mission is to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Hospital Corpsman Josh Ives/Released)

Lt. Ronnie Mojzis, engineer for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah, assesses window damage to the Farah provincial governor’s office building during a meeting with the Farah provincial council at the governor’s compound in Farah City, April 11. PRT Farah’s mission is to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Hospital Corpsman Josh Ives/Released)

 

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