An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 flies cargo between the Military Sealift Command Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during a replenishment at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua E. Walters/Released)
Your Navy TODAY – Arabian Gulf, Souda Bay, Pacific Ocean
On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do.
Active Duty: 321,053
Ready Reserve: 105,957 [As of Apr 2012 ]
Selected Reserves: 64,059
Individual Ready Reserve: 41,898
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,348 [As of 5 Jun 2012]