YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Gulf, Japan, Strait of Magellan

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

ARABIAN GULF: Aviation Electrician's Mate Airman Andrea Trammel, assigned to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, salutes a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter as it takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

ARABIAN GULF: Aviation Electrician’s Mate Airman Andrea Trammel, assigned to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, salutes a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter as it takes off from the flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

SASEBO, Japan: Fire Controlman 3rd Class Rachel Butler, from Wingate, Ind., right, and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Samantha Roth, from Clarksville, Tenn., inspect the MK 38 25 mm machine gun console on the bridge of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) while moored at Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo.

SASEBO, Japan: Fire Controlman 3rd Class Rachel Butler, right, and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Samantha Roth inspect the MK 38 25 mm machine gun console on the bridge of USS Germantown (LSD 42) while moored at Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo.

STRAIT OF MAGELLAN : Seaman Apprentice Petit Frere Samuel conducts a course survey through the big eyes aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) to ensure that the path is clear as the ship transits the Strait of Magellan.

STRAIT OF MAGELLAN: Seaman Apprentice Petit Frere Samuel conducts a course survey through the big eyes aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) to ensure that the path is clear as the ship transits the Strait of Magellan.

ARABIAN GULF: Sailors clean the anchor chain as it is pulled up during anchor detail aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44).

ARABIAN GULF: Sailors clean the anchor chain as it is pulled up during anchor detail aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44).

SASEBO, Japan: The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) arrives at Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo for a scheduled port visit.

SASEBO, Japan: The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) arrives at Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo for a scheduled port visit.

STRAIT OF MAGELLAN: Lt. Matthew Lai, junior officer of the deck, monitors the horizon from the bridge of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) as it transits the Strait of Magellan.

STRAIT OF MAGELLAN: Lt. Matthew Lai, junior officer of the deck, monitors the horizon from the bridge of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) as it transits the Strait of Magellan.

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