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.

PHILIPPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, approaches the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during Exercise Keen Sword 17 (KS17). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Lee/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, approaches the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during Exercise Keen Sword 17 (KS17). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Lee/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: A C2-A Greyhound assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: A C2-A Greyhound assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 4 get underway on a Mark VI Patrol Boat during weapons exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Steven Hoskins/Released)
5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 4 get underway on a Mark VI Patrol Boat during weapons exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Steven Hoskins/Released)
LISBON, Portugal: The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) enters port in Lisbon, Portugal. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bill Dodge)
LISBON, Portugal: The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) enters port in Lisbon, Portugal. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bill Dodge)
PHILIPPINE SEA: Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to the “Diamondbacks” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 fly above the flight deck of the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to the “Diamondbacks” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 fly above the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Jamaal Liddell/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transits through the Arabian Gulf. San Jacinto, deployed as part of 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 Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) transits through the Arabian Gulf.  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
GULF OF MEXICO: Pre-commissioning unit John Finn (DDG 113) fires an SM2 BLK IIIA missile during builder's trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer First Class Maddelin Angebrand/Released)
GULF OF MEXICO: Pre-commissioning unit John Finn (DDG 113) fires an SM2 BLK IIIA missile during builder’s trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer First Class Maddelin Angebrand/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 flies over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 flies over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
DIEGO GARCIA: Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Chilton, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 75, tends a line to divers in Diego Garcia. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Rolston)
DIEGO GARCIA: Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Chilton, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 75, tends a line to divers in Diego Garcia. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Rolston)
SANTA RITA, Guam: Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) prepares to dock at the ship's homeport of Naval Base Guam in Apra Harbor following a five-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Lieutenant Lauren Spaziano/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam: Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) prepares to dock at the ship’s homeport of Naval Base Guam in Apra Harbor following a five-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Lieutenant Lauren Spaziano/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
LISBON, Portugal: The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) enters port in Lisbon, Portugal. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bill Dodge)
LISBON, Portugal: The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) enters port in Lisbon, Portugal. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bill Dodge)
OKINAWA, Japan: Landing craft utility 1634, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, prepares to embark the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during Blue Chromite 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Chris Williamson/Released)
OKINAWA, Japan: Landing craft utility 1634, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, prepares to embark the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during Blue Chromite 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Chris Williamson/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), from Commander, Task Force 56.1 (CTF 56.1), surfaces to be recovered in the Arabian Gulf during bilateral mine countermeasures (MCM) exercise between the U.S. Navy and Royal Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corbin J. Shea/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), from Commander, Task Force 56.1 (CTF 56.1), surfaces to be recovered in the Arabian Gulf during bilateral mine countermeasures (MCM) exercise between the U.S. Navy and Royal Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corbin J. Shea/Released)

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