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 SEA: Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) retrieve a torpedo from the water during anti-submarine warfare exercises. Mason, 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 Communications Specialist 3rd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)

ARABIAN SEA: Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) retrieve a torpedo from the water during anti-submarine warfare exercises. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)

JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates: The Los Angeles-class Fast-Attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) is escorted to pull alongside the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), while pulling into port. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alana Langdon/Released)

JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates: The Los Angeles-class Fast-Attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) is escorted to pull alongside the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), while pulling into port. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alana Langdon/Released)

ARABIAN GULF: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Edward Dorman, director for logistics at U.S. Central Command, departs one of Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 4's 34-foot patrol boat after a tour of its capabilities in U.S. 5th Fleet. The coastal riverine force is a core Navy capability that provides port and harbor security, high value asset protection, and maritime security operations in coastal and inland waterways. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean Furey)

ARABIAN GULF: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Edward Dorman, director for logistics at U.S. Central Command, departs one of Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 4’s 34-foot patrol boat after a tour of its capabilities in U.S. 5th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean Furey)

GULF OF OMAN: Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Eric Khabbaz,  from Orange, Calif., signals the movement of palettes from the midships of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) to the auxiliary oiler replenishment ship RFA Fort Victoria (A 387). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)

GULF OF OMAN: Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Eric Khabbaz, from Orange, Calif., signals the movement of palettes from the midships of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) to the auxiliary oiler replenishment ship RFA Fort Victoria (A 387). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)

YOKOSUKA, Japan: Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 Sailors stack equipment and personal gear on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)

YOKOSUKA, Japan: Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 Sailors stack equipment and personal gear on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)

ARABIAN GULF: Sailors conduct flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dartez C. Williams)

ARABIAN GULF: Sailors conduct flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dartez C. Williams)

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class (AW/SW) Sarah Atiyyat, from Edison, New Jersey, gives the signal to the elevator operator to lower elevator one in the hangar bay of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class (AW/SW) Sarah Atiyyat, from Edison, New Jersey, gives the signal to the elevator operator to lower elevator one in the hangar bay of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)

ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Nathan T. Beard)

ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Nathan T. Beard)

EAST CHINA SEA: Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) transits the waters during her fall deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/Released)

EAST CHINA SEA: Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) transits the waters during her fall deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/Released)

ARABIAN GULF: Capt. Paul “Speedy” Spedero Jr., commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), and Lt. William Fletcher, pilot an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 as it taxis across the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Nathan T. Beard)

ARABIAN GULF: Capt. Paul “Speedy” Spedero Jr., commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), and Lt. William Fletcher, pilot an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 as it taxis across the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Nathan T. Beard)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter picks up pallets from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Molina/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter picks up pallets from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Molina/Released)

ARABIAN GULF: Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participate in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk to increase awareness for suicide prevention. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins)

ARABIAN GULF: Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) participate in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk to increase awareness for suicide prevention. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins)

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