YOUR Navy Operating Forward – U.S. 7th Fleet

We talk a lot about our pivot to the Pacific and this week’s operate forward blog demonstrates just how diverse our deployed assets are in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is underway in the Philippine Sea on July 7. Preble is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Declan Barnes/Released)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is underway in the Philippine Sea on July 7. Preble is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Declan Barnes/Released)

  Sailors prepare to attach pallets to an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter from the "Island Knights" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HSL) 49 during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) in the Pacific Ocean on July 7. Preble is on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/ Released)

Sailors prepare to attach pallets to an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter from the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HSL) 49 during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) in the Pacific Ocean on July 7. Preble is on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/ Released)

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) use a rigid inflatable boat during a man overboard drill in the Pacific Ocean on July 6. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liam Kennedy/RELEASED)

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) use a rigid inflatable boat during a man overboard drill in the Pacific Ocean on July 6. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liam Kennedy/RELEASED)

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jerry Pinchinat, ship's gunner of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), fires a mounted twin .50 caliber automatic machine gun during a live-fire exercise on the ship's fantail in the Pacific Ocean on July 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jerry Pinchinat, ship’s gunner of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), fires a mounted twin .50 caliber automatic machine gun during a live-fire exercise on the ship’s fantail in the Pacific Ocean on July 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) departs Saipan after completion of her port visit on July 7. Momsen is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II/Released)

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) departs Saipan after completion of her port visit on July 7. Momsen is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II/Released)

 

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