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ARABIAN GULF (March 19, 2015) An EA-18G Growler assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (March 19, 2015) An EA-18G Growler assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)

YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Guinea, Mediterranean 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 (March 18, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), right, the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7), and the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52)  transit the Arabian Gulf after conducting a replenishment-at-sea. Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cody Howell/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (March 18, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), right, the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7), and the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) transit the Arabian Gulf after conducting a replenishment-at-sea. Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cody Howell/Released)
GULF OF GUINEA (March 20, 2015) Nigerian military forces conduct bilateral visit, board, search and seizure training aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) during the maritime security exercise Obangame Express 2015. Spearhead is on a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenan O'Connor/Released)
GULF OF GUINEA (March 20, 2015) Nigerian military forces conduct bilateral visit, board, search and seizure training aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) during the maritime security exercise Obangame Express 2015. Spearhead is on a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenan O’Connor/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 23, 2015) Ensign Joseph Lillie, from Lakewood, Ohio, stands officer of the deck watch at the radar console aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58). Laboon is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Desmond Parks/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 23, 2015) Ensign Joseph Lillie, from Lakewood, Ohio, stands officer of the deck watch at the radar console aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58). Laboon is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Desmond Parks/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 19, 2015) An SH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 awaits fuel on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). Jason Dunham is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 19, 2015) An SH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 awaits fuel on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). Jason Dunham is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (March 19, 2015) An EA-18G Growler assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (March 19, 2015) An EA-18G Growler assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)

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  1. Where is Arabian Gulf?

  2. what good is our NAVY if the pretender in chief won’t use it!!!!!!

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