Your Navy TODAY – East China Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Gulf

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.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after providing assistance to the Royal Canadian navy auxiliary oil replenishment ship HMCS Protecteur (AOR 509).

USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after providing assistance to the Royal Canadian navy auxiliary oil replenishment ship HMCS Protecteur (AOR 509).

Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps supporters attend the commissioning ceremony of the San Antonio class, amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD 25) March 1.

Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps supporters attend the commissioning ceremony of the San Antonio class, amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD 25) March 1.

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment to the western Pacific region.

Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS La Jolla (SSN 701) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment to the western Pacific region.

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) signals an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter for takeoff from the flight deck of  the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4).

An Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) signals an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter for takeoff from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4).

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 21 propels through the East China Sea after departing the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 21 propels through the East China Sea after departing the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Checkerboards” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 312, launches from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Checkerboards” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 312, launches from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

 

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