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Your Navy Operating Forward – Hong Kong, Apra Harbor, Subic Bay

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: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the "Eagles" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 launches from the flight deck of the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 launches from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
SUBIC BAY, Philippines: Landing Craft, Utility 1631, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during an equipment offload for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) during Philippine Landing Exercise 33 (PHIBLEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne/Released)
SUBIC BAY, Philippines: Landing Craft, Utility 1631, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during an equipment offload. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam: Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile (EODMU) 1 and Coastal Riverine Squadron Two (CRS-2) use Mark VI Patrol Boats to conduct expeditionary mine counter measures in Santa Rita, Guam. EODMU1 and CRS-2 are assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 75, the primary expeditionary task force responsible for the planning and execution of coastal riverine operations, explosive ordnance disposal, diving engineering and construction, and underwater construction in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Petty Officer1st Class Arthurgwain L. Marquez/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam: Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile (EODMU) 1 and Coastal Riverine Squadron Two (CRS-2) use Mark VI Patrol Boats to conduct expeditionary mine counter measures in Santa Rita, Guam. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Petty Officer1st Class Arthurgwain L. Marquez/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An E/A-18G Growler assigned to the "Shadowhawks" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 launches from the flight deck of the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An E/A-18G Growler assigned to the “Shadowhawks” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 launches from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
HONG KONG: Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome Dunkley stands by as guests look at a static display of CH-53E Super Stallions during a friendship reception on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Villegas/Released)
HONG KONG: Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome Dunkley stands by as guests look at a static display of CH-53E Super Stallions during a friendship reception on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Villegas/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) and a MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty-Eight (HSM) 48 conduct search and rescue training evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Jenkins)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) and a MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty-Eight (HSM) 48 conduct search and rescue training evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Jenkins)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) patrols the Philippine Sea after departing Guam following a scheduled five-day port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) patrols the Philippine Sea after departing Guam following a scheduled five-day port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
HONG KONG:The amphibious dock landing ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) is anchored off in the harbor of Hong Kong as part of a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Villegas/Released)
HONG KONG: The amphibious dock landing ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) is anchored off in the harbor of Hong Kong as part of a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Villegas/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), right, the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transit the Philippine Sea in formation for a photo exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Schneider/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), right, the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transit the Philippine Sea in formation for a photo exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Schneider/Released)
APRA HARBOR, Guam: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) departs Naval Base Guam after a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officert 2nd Class Kevin V. Cunningham/Released)
APRA HARBOR, Guam: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) departs Naval Base Guam after a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin V. Cunningham/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), left, and the Nimitz-class Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transit the Philippine Sea in formation for a photo exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Schneider/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), left, and the Nimitz-class Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transit the Philippine Sea in formation for a photo exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Schneider/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class David Coburn stands by as Landing Craft, Utility 1634, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, embarks the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during Philippine Landing Exercise 33 (PHIBLEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class David Coburn stands by as Landing Craft, Utility 1634, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, embarks the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during Philippine Landing Exercise 33 (PHIBLEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) patrols the Philippine Sea after departing Guam following a scheduled five-day port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) patrols the Philippine Sea after departing Guam following a scheduled five-day port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)

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