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 Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 unloads supplies on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) during vertical replenishment operations with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 unloads supplies on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) during vertical replenishment operations with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) transits the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Schneider/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) transits the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Schneider/Released)
OKINAWA, Japan: A Landing amphibious resupply cargo five-ton (LARC-V) vehicle enters the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
OKINAWA, Japan: A Landing amphibious resupply cargo five-ton (LARC-V) vehicle enters the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Petty Officer 3rd Class Samantha Finstad, from Greenbay, Wis., acts as the aircraft elevator second safety person during ordnance transport operations in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Petty Officer 3rd Class Samantha Finstad, from Greenbay, Wis., acts as the aircraft elevator second safety person during ordnance transport operations in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), conducts a live-fire exercise of its MK 38 Mod 2 machine gun. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), conducts a live-fire exercise of its MK 38 Mod 2 machine gun. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
SOUDA BAY: The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) prepares to pull into Souda Bay, Greece, for a routine port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)
SOUDA BAY: The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) prepares to pull into Souda Bay, Greece, for a routine port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Janweb B. Lagazo)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
TOKYO BAY, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
TOKYO BAY, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) transits the Philippine Sea during a rain storm. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin V. Cunningham/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) transits the Philippine Sea during a rain storm. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin V. Cunningham/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: USS Ross (DDG 71), not shown, takes part in a photo exercise with the Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group Oct. 22, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Theron J. Godbold/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: USS Ross (DDG 71), not shown, takes part in a photo exercise with the Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Theron J. Godbold/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors work around a variety of ordnance in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors work around a variety of ordnance in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer/Released)
OKINAWA, Japan: Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) 8, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, departs amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during an equipment offload at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
OKINAWA, Japan: Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) 8, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, departs amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during an equipment offload at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), fires its MK45 5-inch gun during a live-fire training exercise. McCampbell is on patrol with Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG 5) supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christian Senyk/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), fires its MK45 5-inch gun during a live-fire training exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christian Senyk/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter prepares to lift supplies from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter prepares to lift supplies from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Petty Officer 3rd Class Samantha Finstad, from Greenbay, Wis., acts as the aircraft elevator safety during ordnance transport operations in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Joshua Murray/Releaed)
ARABIAN GULF: Petty Officer 3rd Class Samantha Finstad, from Greenbay, Wis., acts as the aircraft elevator safety during ordnance transport operations in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Joshua Murray/Releaed)
APRA HARBOR, Guam: The ballistic missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) prepares to moor in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Daniel S. Willoughby/Released)
APRA HARBOR, Guam: The ballistic missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) prepares to moor in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Daniel S. Willoughby/Released)

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