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Your Navy TODAY – Gulf of Oman, Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Sea

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 on a daily basis.

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Two F/A-18E Super Hornets assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron 105, launch from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.
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Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) conduct small boat operations in a rigid-hull inflatable boat during a man overboard drill in the Mediterranean Sea.
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The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) sail alongside the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550) and the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, flagship for Task Force 473 in the Gulf of Oman.
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Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Adam Wigant, assigned to the “Seahawks” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron 126, washes an E-2C Hawkeye on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.
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Sailors assigned to Commander Task Group (CTG) 56.7 prepare gear for a training exercise aboard a riverine command boat at Naval Support Activity Bahrain in Arabian Sea.
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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) ires its MK45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise in the Mediterranean Sea.

 

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