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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Philippine Sea, Arabian Gulf, South China Sea

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: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) transits the Arabian Gulf.
ARABIAN GULF: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) transits the Arabian Gulf.
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Gunner's Mate 2nd Caleb Sonflieth, from Milwaukee, Ore., fires a shot line from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) to the Maritime Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Gunner’s Mate 2nd Caleb Sonflieth, from Milwaukee, Ore., fires a shot line from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) to the Maritime Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60s Sea Hawk, assigned to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, carries supplies off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60s Sea Hawk, assigned to the Tridents of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9, carries supplies off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), right, conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204).
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), right, conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204).
SOUTH CHINA SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 lifts off from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
SOUTH CHINA SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 lifts off from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
SUBIC BAY, Philippines: The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is moored at Subic Bay, Philippines, for Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015.
SUBIC BAY, Philippines: The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is moored at Subic Bay, Philippines, for Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015.

 

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