YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Coral Sea, Pacific Ocean

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.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) during Talisman Saber 2013 in the Coral Sea.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) during Talisman Saber 2013 in the Coral Sea.

 

A Sea Sparrow (RIM-7P) missile is launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) during a missile firing exercise of the coast of California.

A Sea Sparrow (RIM-7P) missile is launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) during a missile firing exercise in the Pacific Ocean.

 

Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class April Simpson teaches students how to tie a knot during a seamanship subject matter expert exchange at the Maritime Training Centre during Pacific Partnership 2013.

Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class April Simpson teaches students how to tie a knot during a seamanship subject matter expert exchange at the Maritime Training Centre during Pacific Partnership 2013 in the Pacific Ocean.

 

A landing craft utility (LCU) enters the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) off the coast of OKINAWA, Japan.

A landing craft utility (LCU) enters the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) off the coast of in the Pacific.

 

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 fast rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12  during Talisman Saber 2013 in Coral Sea.

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 fast rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 during Talisman Saber 2013 in Coral Sea.

 

Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) land on the beach aboard Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1646 during a beach assault in support of Talisman Saber 2013 in the Coral Sea.

Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) land on the beach aboard Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1646 during a beach assault in support of Talisman Saber 2013 in the Coral Sea.

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