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SOUDA BAY, Greece: The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is moored in Souda Bay, Greece during a port call. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)

Your Navy Operating Forward – Amsterdam, Naples, Panama Canal

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.

PHILIPPINE SEA: The Nimitz-class Aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct dual aircraft carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Nimitz-class Aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct dual aircraft carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, left, receives fuel in-flight from an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the “Jolly Rogers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bobby J Siens/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, left, receives fuel in-flight from an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the “Jolly Rogers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bobby J Siens/Released)
PANAMA CANAL: Sailors assigned to Harper's Ferry dock landing assault ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) stand by as the hatch to the first lock of the Panama Canal opens. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Desmond Parks/Released)
PANAMA CANAL: Sailors assigned to Harper’s Ferry dock landing assault ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) stand by as the hatch to the first lock of the Panama Canal opens. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Desmond Parks/Released)
AMSTERDAM: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transits through the North Sea Canal enroute to Amsterdam for its second port visit after the ship's participation in exercise BALTOPS 2016.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Julio Martinez Martinez/Released)
AMSTERDAM: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transits through the North Sea Canal enroute to Amsterdam for its second port visit after the ship’s participation in exercise BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Julio Martinez Martinez/Released)
NAPLES, Italy: The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) anchors off the coast of Naples, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado/Released)
NAPLES, Italy: The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) anchors off the coast of Naples, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA:  An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch/Released)
WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the "Eagles" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 lands aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).(U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chris Pagenkopf/Released)
WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 lands aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).(U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chris Pagenkopf/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece:  The  aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is moored during a port call in Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is moored during a port call in Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) follows in formation with the Ticonderoga-Class guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) during an underway replenishment with the Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) follows in formation with the Ticonderoga-Class guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) during an underway replenishment with the Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado/Released)
PHILLIPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, takes off from the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Elesia K. Patten/Released)
PHILLIPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, takes off from the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Elesia K. Patten/Released)
AMSTERDAM: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) makes its way through the locks of the North Sea Canal enroute to Amsterdam for its second port visit after the ship's participation in exercise BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Julio Martinez Martinez/Released)
AMSTERDAM: Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) makes its way through the locks of the North Sea Canal enroute to Amsterdam for its second port visit after the ship’s participation in exercise BALTOPS 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Julio Martinez Martinez/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is moored in Souda Bay, Greece during a port call. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is moored in Souda Bay, Greece during a port call. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: A combined formation of aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 pass above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The form formation included E-2C Hawk Eyes, F/A-18F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers from the “Golden Hawks” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 112, the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115, the “Tophatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14, the “Dambusters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195, the “Shadow Hawks” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141, and the “Wizards” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Vidal Dejesus/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: A combined formation of aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 pass above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The form formation included E-2C Hawk Eyes, F/A-18F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers from the “Golden Hawks” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 112, the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115, the “Tophatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14, the “Dambusters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195, the “Shadow Hawks” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141, and the “Wizards” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Vidal Dejesus/Released)

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