YOUR Navy Today – Arabian Gulf, Malaysia, Cambodia

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.  Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a current status of YOUR U.S. Navy!

 

SAN DIEGO: The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits the San Diego Bay for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

SAN DIEGO: The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) transits the San Diego Bay for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

BANGOR, Wash: The ballistic missile submarine USS Maine (SSBN 741) cycles its missile hatches as the boat's Gold crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

BANGOR, Wash: The ballistic missile submarine USS Maine (SSBN 741) cycles its missile hatches as the boat’s Gold crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 approaches to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51).

ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 approaches to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51).

LUMUT, Malaysia: Visit, board, search and seizure team members from the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) demonstrate boarding with a hook and ladder to sailors from the Royal Malaysian Navy aboard the Royal Malaysian Navy frigate KD Hang Tuah (F76) at Lumut Naval Base.

LUMUT, Malaysia: Visit, board, search and seizure team members from the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) demonstrate boarding with a hook and ladder to sailors from the Royal Malaysian Navy aboard the Royal Malaysian Navy frigate KD Hang Tuah (F76) at Lumut Naval Base.

KEY WEST, Fla: A plane captain places his hands on his head to warn pilots of maintainers checking an F/A-18C assigned to the Fighting Omars of Fighter Squadron Composite (VFC) 12 for the Strike Fighter Advanced Readiness Program at Boca Chica Field.

KEY WEST, Fla: A plane captain places his hands on his head to warn pilots of maintainers checking an F/A-18C assigned to the Fighting Omars of Fighter Squadron Composite (VFC) 12 for the Strike Fighter Advanced Readiness Program at Boca Chica Field.

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia: U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors stand in formation aboard the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force amphibious tank landing ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) during Pacific Partnership 2014.

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia: U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors stand in formation aboard the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force amphibious tank landing ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) during Pacific Partnership 2014.

CARIBBEAN SEA: Navy Diver 3rd Class Garrett Muccillo, right, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, Company 2-1, and Seaman Apprentice Aurelio Montero, of the Belize Coast Guard Service, help another Belizean diver out of the water during a Southern Partnership Station 2014 joint training dive off the coast of Belize.

CARIBBEAN SEA: Navy Diver 3rd Class Garrett Muccillo, right, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, Company 2-1, and Seaman Apprentice Aurelio Montero, of the Belize Coast Guard Service, help another Belizean diver out of the water during a Southern Partnership Station 2014 joint training dive off the coast of Belize.

ARABIAN GULF: Damage Controlman 3rd Class Jason DeShields, from Morrisville Penn., teaches Sailors how to plug a hole in a manufactured broken pipe during a basic damage control class aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

ARABIAN GULF: Damage Controlman 3rd Class Jason DeShields, from Morrisville Penn., teaches Sailors how to plug a hole in a manufactured broken pipe during a basic damage control class aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

Which of these photos is your favorite and why?

                     Status of the Navy:

Capture