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Your Navy Operating Forward – Kinbu Bay, Souda Bay, Philippine 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.

PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) participates in a photo exercise in the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) participates in a photo exercise in the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An E2-C Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft assigned to the "Bear Aces" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 sits on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An E2-C Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft assigned to the “Bear Aces” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 sits on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) is pier side in Souda Bay, Greece. Mesa Verde is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) is pier side in Souda Bay, Greece. Mesa Verde is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
KINBU BAY: A landing craft air cushion approaches the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
KINBU BAY, Japan: A landing craft air cushion approaches the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) approaches the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188) for a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Magen F. Reed/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) approaches the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188) for a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Magen F. Reed/Released)
KINBU BAY, Japan: Landing craft utility 1666, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, departs the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
KINBU BAY, Japan: Landing craft utility 1666, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, departs the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) participate in a photo exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kurtis A. Hatcher/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) participate in a photo exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kurtis A. Hatcher/Released)

 

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