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ARABIAN GULF: Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters, assigned to the “Nightdippers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5, transfer cargo from USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J.M. Tolbert/Released)

Your Navy Operating Forward – Diego Garcia, Gulf of Oman, Rota

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.

GULF OF OMAN: A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna/Released)
DJIBOUTI: Sailors from Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 prepare to get underway for an upcoming mission at Port de Peche, Djibout. (U.S. Navy photo by Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Perry Lafoe/ Released)
DJIBOUTI: Sailors from Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 prepare to get underway for an upcoming mission at Port de Peche, Djibout. (U.S. Navy photo by Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Perry Lafoe/ Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, lands on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class E. T. Miller/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the “Rampagers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 83, lands on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class E. T. Miller/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct sea and anchor detail before pulling out of Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct sea and anchor detail before pulling out of Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: A U.S. Navy transport helicopter delivers pallets of cargo to the USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) during a replenishment at sea in the Gulf of Oman. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: A U.S. Navy transport helicopter delivers pallets of cargo to the USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) during a replenishment at sea in the Gulf of Oman. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough/Released)
DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory: Guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) pulls into Diego Garcia to moor alongside submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary A. Kreitzer/Released)
DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory: Guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) pulls into Diego Garcia to moor alongside submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary A. Kreitzer/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters, assigned to the “Nightdippers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5, transfer cargo from USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J.M. Tolbert/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters, assigned to the “Nightdippers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5, transfer cargo from USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J.M. Tolbert/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: A P-3C Orion flies over USS Ross (DDG 71) in the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: A P-3C Orion flies over USS Ross (DDG 71) in the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
DJIBOUTI: Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 10, forward deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, conducts a personnel transfer off the Gulf of Aden. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Drae Parker/Released)
DJIBOUTI: Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 10, forward deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, conducts a personnel transfer off the Gulf of Aden. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Drae Parker/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) transits the Gulf of Oman. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tyler Preston/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) transits the Gulf of Oman. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tyler Preston/Released)
ROTA, Spain: Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct sea and anchor detail before pulling into Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
ROTA, Spain: Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) conduct sea and anchor detail before pulling into Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)

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