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Your Navy Operating Forward – Danish Straits, Baltic Sea, Norwegian 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.

USS Iwo Jima Replenishment-At-Sea Evolutions

Lt. Dave Dyal, the material and transportations officer assigned to the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), discusses the replenishment-at-sea evolutions aboard the ship. Iwo Jima, homeported in Mayport, Fla., is on deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy video/Released)

PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) transits the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sarah Myers/Released)
NORWEGIAN SEA: Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) conduct an in-flight refueling with an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Proud Warriors” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cameron M. Stoner/Released)
BALTIC SEA: Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Carlos Baron directs Landing Craft Utility 1656, attached to Beachmaster Unit 2, in the well deck of the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael H. Lehman/Released)
ADRIATIC SEA: An MK45 5-inch-gun is fired during a live-fire exercise aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60).(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bobby Siens/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) steams alongside the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a fueling-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaila Peters)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) is moored at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Benjamin Dobbs/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) transits the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, June 13, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominick A. Cremeans/Released)
HAIFA, Israel: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrives in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit, June 21, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
BALTIC SEA: A Sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 performs a shallow water mine countermeasure search in the Baltic Sea during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist America A. Henry/Released)
DANISH STRAITS: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) transits the Danish Straits, June 21, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: F/A-18 Super Hornets perform a fly-by during a change of command ceremony for Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Swofford/Released)

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