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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany: Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Matt Kresge signals to pilots aboard a P-3C Orion, assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) Four as they return from flying an event during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Menhardt/Released)

Your Navy Operating Forward – Romania, Greece, Germany

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.

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany: Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Matt Kresge signals to pilots aboard a P-3C Orion, assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of  Patrol Squadron (VP) Four as they return from flying an event during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Menhardt/Released)
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany: Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Matt Kresge signals to pilots aboard a P-3C Orion, assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) Four as they return from flying an event during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Menhardt/Released)
CONSTANTA, Romania:  The American flag flies at half-mast aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during a scheduled port visit to Constanta, Romania. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price/Released)
CONSTANTA, Romania: The American flag flies at half-mast aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during a scheduled port visit to Constanta, Romania. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA : Chief Boatswain’s Mate Jason Smith supervises Seaman Estefania Arcosmartinez hooking cargo to an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter during a vertical replenishment aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107). (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Darby C. Dillon/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA : Chief Boatswain’s Mate Jason Smith supervises Seaman Estefania Arcosmartinez hooking cargo to an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter during a vertical replenishment aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107). (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Darby C. Dillon/Released)
BALTIC SEA: Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Jacob Verschoor, from Scottsdale, Arizona, rides a rigid hull inflatable boat towards USS Truxtun (DDG 103) to pick up the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team for a VBSS exercise in support of Baltic Opertaions (BALTOPS). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Echerri-Dupree /Released)
BALTIC SEA: Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Jacob Verschoor, from Scottsdale, Arizona, rides a rigid hull inflatable boat towards USS Truxtun (DDG 103) to pick up the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team for a VBSS exercise in support of Baltic Opertaions (BALTOPS). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Echerri-Dupree /Released)
DILI, Timor Leste: An MH-60S helicopter assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts supplies off the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Cousins/Released)
DILI, Timor Leste: An MH-60S helicopter assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts supplies off the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Cousins/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA:  An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, launches from the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R. Pacheco/ Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, launches from the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R. Pacheco/ Released)
BUSAN, Republic of Korea: The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrives at the Republic of Korea (ROK) Fleet base in Busan as part of a routine port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford/Released)
BUSAN, Republic of Korea: The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrives at the Republic of Korea Fleet base in Busan as part of a routine port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford/Released)
BALTIC SEA: A Landing Craft Air Cushion leaves the well deck of amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) with equipment for Marines conducting exercises during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tracey Bannister/Released)
BALTIC SEA: A Landing Craft Air Cushion leaves the well deck of amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) with equipment for Marines conducting exercises during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tracey Bannister/Released)
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY SOUDA BAY, Greece: Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Kalon Turner, assigned to U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay Air Operations Department Transient Line Division, directs a C-40 Clipper following its arrival. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY SOUDA BAY, Greece: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Kalon Turner, assigned to U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay Air Operations Department Transient Line Division, directs a C-40 Clipper following its arrival. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 launches off of USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) flight deck during routine flight operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tomas Compian/ Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 launches off of USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) flight deck during routine flight operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tomas Compian/ Released)
BALTIC SEA: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transports U.S. Marines in preparation for an amphibious assault landing on the island of Uto, Sweden during  BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class America A. Henry/ Released)
BALTIC SEA: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transports U.S. Marines in preparation for an amphibious assault landing on the island of Uto, Sweden during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class America A. Henry/ Released)
BALTIC SEA: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transports U.S. Marines in preparation for an amphibious assault landing on the island of Uto, Sweden during BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class America A. Henry/ Released)

 

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