YOUR Navy Today – Japan, Gulf of Oman, Japan

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 on a daily basis.


Two F/A-18 Hornets take off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Gulf of Oman.


Sailors perform a foreign object debris walk down on the flight deck aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) in the Atlantic Ocean.


Fire Controlman 3rd Class Zeus Arreola fires a .50-caliber machine gun during a live fire exercise on the fantail of the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) in the Atlantic Ocean.


Kurt Yankaskas, a program officer at the Office of Naval Research, briefs Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval research, during a visit to the David Taylor Model Basin facility at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division to observe the 12th International Human-Powered Submarine Races (ISR) in West Bethesda, MD.


The sun sets behind the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) in Okinawa, Japan.


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