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Providing Capability Around the World

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (May 22, 2015) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) patrols the 7th Fleet area of operation in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd class Alonzo M. Archer/Released)

By Rear Adm. Jeff Harley Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Operations, Plans and Strategy) A few people have asked if the Navy will have a “carrier gap” in certain regions of the world this year.   Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has stated “Our Navy uniquely provides presence …

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