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KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia: The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored at the Royal Malaysian Naval Base in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Eshleman/Released)

Your Navy Operating Forward – Japan, Malaysia, Bahrain

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.

ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 prepares to deliver cargo to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) during a replenishment-at-sea with the fast-combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Christopher Michaels/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 prepares to deliver cargo to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) during a replenishment-at-sea with the fast-combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Christopher Michaels/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class (AW) Christian Odell inspects the counterweight of a carrier aircraft crash crane (CACC) during a pre-operational check on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The counterweight is used to stabilize the crane while it lifts damaged aircraft off the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class (AW) Christian Odell inspects the counterweight of a carrier aircraft crash crane (CACC) during a pre-operational check on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The counterweight is used to stabilize the crane while it lifts damaged aircraft off the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)
EAST CHINA SEA: An MH-60S "Knighthawk," assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, lands on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Carlstrom/Released)
Philippine Sea: An MH-60S “Knighthawk,” assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, lands on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Carlstrom/Released)
BAHRAIN: USS Sentry (MCM 3), MK VI patrol craft and Maui (WPB 1304) run drills in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler Hogman)
BAHRAIN: USS Sentry (MCM 3), MK VI patrol craft and Maui (WPB 1304) run drills in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler Hogman)
KUANTAN, Malaysia: A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 21, approaches the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) in support of Pacific Partnership 2016. (Royal Australian Air Force photo by Air Force Imagery Specialist CPL David Cotton/ Released)
KUANTAN, Malaysia: A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 21, approaches the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) in support of Pacific Partnership 2016. (Royal Australian Air Force photo by Air Force Imagery Specialist CPL David Cotton/ Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors prepare for flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dartez C. Williams/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors prepare for flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dartez C. Williams/Released)
EAST CHINA SEA: Sailors conduct flight operations with a MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
EAST CHINA SEA: Sailors conduct flight operations with a MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
SASEBO HARBOR: A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7, stages to enter the well deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Carlstrom/Released)
SASEBO HARBOR: A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7, stages to enter the well deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Carlstrom/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. San Francisco is visiting Yokosuka for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. San Francisco is visiting Yokosuka for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia: The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored at the Royal Malaysian Naval Base in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Eshleman/Released)
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia: The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored at the Royal Malaysian Naval Base in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Eshleman/Released)
GULF OF ADEN: The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) prepares to conduct a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg/Released)
GULF OF ADEN: The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) prepares to conduct a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg/Released)
160812-N-TH560-030 EAST CHINA SEA (Aug. 12, 2016) Sailors conduct flight operations with MH-60S Sea Hawks assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
EAST CHINA SEA: Sailors conduct flight operations with MH-60S Sea Hawks assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) transits the Arabian Gulf. Stout, deployed as part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bill Dodge/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) transits the Arabian Gulf. Stout, deployed as part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bill Dodge/Released)

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