Your Navy TODAY – Arabian Gulf, Japan, Pacific Ocean, Djibouti, Gulf of Oman

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.


An F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the “Swordsmen” of Strike Fighter Squadron 32, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Arabian Gulf.


The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) moors alongside USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) during Tucson’s scheduled port visit to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka in Japan.


Sailors view an MV-22 Osprey during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) in the Pacific Ocean.


Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 1 assemble a modular ramp before offloading a pair of 34-foot patrol boats from a U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.


Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Antoine Salik signals to the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) the distance between the pallet and the sliding pad eye aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) during a replenishment-at-sea in the Arabian Gulf.


An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, delivers cargo to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.


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