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SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) transits the South China Sea.
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) transits the South China Sea.

YOUR Navy Operating Forward – South China Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Oman

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.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: A Sailor aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) looks for signals from the Royal Navy supply ship HMS Wave Runner (A390).
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: A Sailor aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) looks for signals from the Royal Navy supply ship HMS Wave Runner (A390).
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during a pre-action calibration fire.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during a pre-action calibration fire.
GULF OF OMAN: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 transports supplies from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a replenishment-at-sea.
GULF OF OMAN: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 transports supplies from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a replenishment-at-sea.
Port Victoria, SEYCHELLES: The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) transits into Port Victoria, Seychelles, for a port visit.
Port Victoria, SEYCHELLES: The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) transits into Port Victoria, Seychelles, for a port visit.
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) transits the South China Sea.
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) transits the South China Sea.

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