YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Coral Sea, Guam, 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.

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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) in the Pacific Ocean.

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An MV-22 Osprey lands on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), marking the first Osprey launch and landing in Denver’s history in the Coral Sea.

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Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate John Pompey, from Troy, N.Y., supervises a small boat exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in San Diego, Ca.

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An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the Coral Sea.

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The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrives in Apra Harbor, Guam, to conduct maintenance and liberty in Apra Harbor, Guam.

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Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) perform rigid-hull inflatable boat exercises in San Diego, Ca.

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