YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Northern Arabian 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 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.

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Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Jeremy Shadden, from Spring, Texas, signals to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) in the Korean Peninsula.

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Sailors check sprinkler heads during a countermeasure wash down aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the Pacific Ocean.

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Airman Joseph Hernandez, assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105, washes an F/A-18E Super Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class William Tedder fires a shot line from the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) in the Northern Arabian Sea.

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Members of a surface search and rescue team transport Oscar, a training mannequin, from a rigid-hull inflatable boat to a medical team aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a man overboard drill in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Aircraft land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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