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GULF OF THAILAND: Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) prepare to conduct a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) drill from a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB). Green Bay, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is in Thailand to participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez/Released)

Your Navy Operating Forward – Thailand, Japan, North Sea

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.

SASEBO, Japan: Landing Craft, Utility 1634, from Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, conducts a stern gate marriage with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a training evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kirsten King/Released)
NORTH SEA: Sailors assigned to the Spartans of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 secure an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter to the flight deck aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released)
GULF OF THAILAND: Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) prepare to conduct a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) drill from a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB). Green Bay, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is in Thailand to participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) and the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) sail in front of the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Roys/Released)
DARDANELLES STRAIT: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transits the Dardanelles Strait, Feb. 19, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ford Williams/Released)
GULF OF ADEN: A French army SA-330B Puma helicopter prepares to land aboard the expeditionary mobile base platform ship USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) during a deck landing qualification exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Aviation Boatswains’ Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Vincent Carter/Released)
EAST CHINA SEA: The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) prepares to conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Markus Castaneda/Released)
GULF OF THAILAND: The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, pulls alongside the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) during a replenishment-at-sea evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tristin Barth/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) fires a close-in weapons system during a live-fire exercise aboard Fort McHenry. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Roys/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An RQ-21 Blackjack unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launches from the flight deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), Feb. 18, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brandon Parker/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Sailors aboard Landing Craft, Utility 1634, from Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, perform a stern gate marriage with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a training evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kirsten King/Released)
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand: U.S. service members disembark the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) for a liberty call at Laem Chabang, Thailand, Feb. 10, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nunez/Released)
STRAIT OF HORMUZ: Sailors aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) make final preparations before launching two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters while transiting the Strait of Hormuz, Feb. 15, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mike DiMestico/Released)

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