Your Navy Operating Forward – Cambodia, Spain, Guam, Greece

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.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the Mediterranean Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
SVAY RIENG PROVINCE, Cambodia: Equipment Operator 3rd Class Charles Luthor, right, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, ground-guides for Engineering Aid 2nd Class Viktoria Thompson to get a load of at the Sromo Primary School in Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Benjamin A. Lewis/Released)
SVAY RIENG PROVINCE, Cambodia: Equipment Operator 3rd Class Charles Luthor, right, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, ground-guides for Engineering Aid 2nd Class Viktoria Thompson to get a load of at the Sromo Primary School in Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Benjamin A. Lewis/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Fire Controlman 2nd Class Spencer Bagwell, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), conducts maintenance on a SeaRAM close-in weapon system. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ford Williams/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Fire Controlman 2nd Class Spencer Bagwell, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), conducts maintenance on a SeaRAM close-in weapon system. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ford Williams/Released)
ROTA, Spain:Equipment Operator Constructionman Travis Fryar, right, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11, signals the crane to lower an MK 48 inert training torpedo while Sailors aboard the Virginia-class submarine USS California (SSN 781) guide the torpedo into place during an expeditionary ordnance loading exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael C. Barton/Released)
ROTA, Spain: Equipment Operator Constructionman Travis Fryar, right, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11, signals the crane to lower an MK 48 inert training torpedo while Sailors aboard the Virginia-class submarine USS California (SSN 781) guide the torpedo into place during an expeditionary ordnance loading exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael C. Barton/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) fires its Mark 45 5-inch gun during a pre-action calibration firing. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) fires its Mark 45 5-inch gun during a pre-action calibration firing. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford/Released)
GUAM: Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 monitor the lifting of a MK VI patrol boat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Rolston/Released)
GUAM: Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 monitor the lifting of a MK VI patrol boat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Rolston/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: An AS-332 Super Puma helicopter, assigned to the Military Sealift Command Dry Cargo and Ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11), retrieves cargo from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Vazquez/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: An AS-332 Super Puma helicopter, assigned to the Military Sealift Command Dry Cargo and Ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11), retrieves cargo from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Vazquez/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Sailors aboard dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) conduct an anchor drop test. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Sailors aboard dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) conduct an anchor drop test. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) prepare to attach cargo to a helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) prepare to attach cargo to a helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts an anchoring detail evolution. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ford Williams/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts an anchoring detail evolution. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ford Williams/Released)

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