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Your Navy Operating Forward – Malaysia, Korea, Gulf of Aden

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.

SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) transits the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) transits the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released)
POHANG, Republic of Korea: Sailors attached to Amphibious Battalion Construction 1 transfer cargo aboard an Improved Navy Lighterage causeway ferry to the Army Trident pier during Operation Pacific Reach Exercise 2017 (OPRex17). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Chan /Released)
POHANG, Republic of Korea: Sailors attached to Amphibious Battalion Construction 1 transfer cargo aboard an Improved Navy Lighterage causeway ferry to the Army Trident pier during Operation Pacific Reach Exercise 2017 (OPRex17). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Chan /Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the "Golden Warriors" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87 prepares to land 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 F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the “Golden Warriors” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87 prepares to land 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)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Sailors prepare to attach chocks and chains to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) 4 during flight operations aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey L. Adams/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Sailors prepare to attach chocks and chains to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) 4 during flight operations aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey L. Adams/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors man a rigid-hull inflatable boat aboard 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: Sailors man a rigid-hull inflatable boat aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
GULF OF ADEN: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Desert Hawks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 picks up retrograde pallets from the flight deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) to return to the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11). Communication Specialist 1st Class Darren M. Moore)
GULF OF ADEN: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Desert Hawks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 picks up retrograde pallets from the flight deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) to return to the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11). Communication Specialist 1st Class Darren M. Moore)
KUCHING, Malaysia: Pharmacy technician Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Shannen Cobb works with Malaysian army pharmacy personnel during a community health engagement at Suba Buan Bau for Pacific Partnership 2017 Malaysia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn/Released)
KUCHING, Malaysia: Pharmacy technician Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Shannen Cobb works with Malaysian army pharmacy personnel during a community health engagement at Suba Buan Bau for Pacific Partnership 2017 Malaysia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: An EA-18G Growler from the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 “Guantlets” takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Andrew DeGarmo/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: An EA-18G Growler from the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 “Guantlets” takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck.
(U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Andrew DeGarmo/Released)
GULF OF ADEN:  Amphibious dock landing ship, USS Carter Hall (LSD 50),  fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196),  amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), and dry cargo and ammunition ship, USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11) sail together while executing a replenishment-at-sea.  (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Kyle Hecht/Released)
GULF OF ADEN: Amphibious dock landing ship, USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196), amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), and dry cargo and ammunition ship, USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11) sail together while executing a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Kyle Hecht/Released)

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