YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Mediterranean Sea, Diego Garcia

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 off the coast of California or forward deployed to the Mediterranean 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) patrols the waters to the west of the Korean peninsula, Oct. 11, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chris Cavagnaro/Released)

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) patrols the waters to the west of the Korean peninsula, Oct. 11, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chris Cavagnaro/Released)

An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the Checkerboards of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMA) 312, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman, Oct. 10, 2013.

An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the Checkerboards of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMA) 312, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman, Oct. 10, 2013.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) pulls away from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) after completing a replenishment-at-sea in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 9, 2013 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) pulls away from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) after completing a replenishment-at-sea in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 9, 2013 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)

An SH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 lands on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 9, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)

An SH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 lands on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 9, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) arrives in U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia for a port visit, Oct. 6, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alex Smedegard/Released)

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) arrives in U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia for a port visit, Oct. 6, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alex Smedegard/Released)

 

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