Your Navy TODAY – Gulf of Oman, Greece, Djibouti, Arabian Sea, Pearl Harbor

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do on a daily basis.

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Sailors guide an EA-18G Growler assigned to the Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron 130 onto the catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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Sailors man the lines on the foc’sle of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) while rotating the ship for ammunition handling during a voyage repair availability at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay.

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The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729) moors alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) in Diego Garcia.

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Culinary Specialist Seaman Apprentice Neil Sood tosses a heaving ball over the side of the guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) during sea-and-anchor exercises in the Gulf of Oman.

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Sailors assigned to Camp Lemonnier fire M9 pistols during weapons qualification training at a range in the Arta Region of Djibouti.

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Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Hempfield signals to the pilot of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to launch after lowering supplies to the flight deck aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) during a replenishment-at-sea in the Arabian Sea.

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The U.S. Navy’s first littoral combat ship, USS Freedom (LCS 1), transits the waters of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Pearl Harbor, HI.

 

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