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 hook cargo to an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 during vertical replenishment training aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) in the Mediterranean Sea.
The guided missile frigate USS DeWert (FFG-45) arrives in Souda harbor in Souda Bay, Greece.
Sailors stand by as the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) approaches the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188) for a replenishment-at-sea in the Arabian Gulf.
The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun in the Atlantic Ocean.
Lt. Evan Larsen, right, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Arturo Castillo observe the flight deck from the arresting gear officer pit during flight operations while an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean.
An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Wallbangers of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Gulf of Oman.
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