Your Navy Operating Forward – Mediterranean Sea, Singapore, Strait of Malacca

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.

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 perform flight operations off the coast of Naples, Italy.

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 perform flight operations off the coast of Naples, Italy.

Sailors from the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) conduct 11-meter rigid-hull inflatable boat operations in Changi Naval Base Harbor in Singapore.

Sailors from the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) conduct 11-meter rigid-hull inflatable boat operations in Changi Naval Base Harbor in Singapore.

Naval Aircrewman (Tactical Helicopter) 2nd Class Nathan James and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Douglas O’Neil are hoisted from the water by an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 during a search and rescue exercise with the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87).

Naval Aircrewman (Tactical Helicopter) 2nd Class Nathan James and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Douglas O’Neil are hoisted from the water by an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 during a search and rescue exercise with the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87).

Quartermaster Seaman Ryan Defillipo takes a bearing of a contact as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) enters the Strait of Malacca.

Quartermaster Seaman Ryan Defillipo takes a bearing of a contact as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) enters the Strait of Malacca.

Seaman Jonathan Keene, left, and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Apprentice Jordan Selig clear the flight deck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) after attaching chocks and chains to an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter.

Seaman Jonathan Keene, left, and Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Apprentice Jordan Selig clear the flight deck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) after attaching chocks and chains to an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter.

Ensign Timothy McDaniel, right, prepares to enter the water from a rigid-hull inflatable boat during a search and rescue exercise with the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) and the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74.

Ensign Timothy McDaniel, right, prepares to enter the water from a rigid-hull inflatable boat during a search and rescue exercise with the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) and the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74.

 

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