Your Navy TODAY – Aegean Sea, East China Sea, Western Pacific Ocean

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 amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) operates in the Atlantic Ocean while conducting sea trials.

USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) operates in the Atlantic Ocean while conducting sea trials.

140310-N-JX484-115 AEGEAN SEA (March 10, 2014) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Elizabeth Blasco directs a CH-53 Super Stallion onto the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Elizabeth Blasco directs a CH-53 Super Stallion onto the flight deck of USS Bataan (LHD 5) in the Aegean Sea.

Cmdr. Andrew Biehn, right, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103), and Cmdr. Andrew Bates, executive officer of Truxtun, salute the Romanian navy frigate ROS Regina Maria (F 222) during a multilateral exercise with Romania and Bulgaria as part of theater security cooperation efforts in the Black Sea aboard Truxtun.

Cmdr. Andrew Biehn, right, commanding officer of USS Truxtun (DDG 103), and Cmdr. Andrew Bates, executive officer of Truxtun, salute the Romanian navy frigate ROS Regina Maria (F 222) during a multilateral exercise with Romania and Bulgaria.

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) enters the well deck of the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) enters the well deck of USS Ashland (LSD 48) in the East China Sea.

An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the “Fighting Black Lions” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the “Fighting Black Lions” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 prepares to launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) transits the Western Pacific Ocean. McCampbell is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

USS McCampbell (DDG 85) transits the Western Pacific Ocean.

 

 

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