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Your Navy Operating Forward – Sulu Sea, Black Sea, Bosphorus Strait

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.

SULU SEA : Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Landon Jamison signals a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter assigned to the “Sea Elks” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 (REIN) from the flight deck of Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jenna Dobson/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: A rigid-hull inflatable boat assigned to USS Chinook (PC 9) approaches Iraqi navy patrol boat (P 303) while conducting small boat operations during a trilateral exercise with Iraq and Kuwait. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Samantha P. Montenegro/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors connect a fuel line aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AOE 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan U. Kledzik/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Archangel Smiley signals an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the “Vipers” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48, to shut down after completing the day’s flight operations aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/Released)
BOSPHORUS STRAIT: Fire Controlman 1st Class Paul McElligott, left, and Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Derek Bandouveres man a .50 caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship transits the Bosphorus Strait. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan U. Kledzik/Released)
SHIZUOKA, Japan: A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter lands during Exercise Eagle Wrath 18 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)
BLACK SEA: Vice Adm. Lisa M. Franchetti, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, left, and Bulgarian Rear Adm. Mitko Petev, Bulgarian Navy chief of naval operations, stand on a Bulgarian Navy patrol boat during a swarming exercise with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) in the Black Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Nelson/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: A 5-inch gun fires during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) in the Mediterranean Sea. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its seventh patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Krystina Coffey/ Released)
JAKARTA, Indonesia: USS Rushmore (LSD 47) arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia, in preparation for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tristin Barth)

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Your Navy Operating Forward – Romania, Jordan, Ukraine

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: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Akiyah Jordan, from Pensacola, Fla., directs an aircraft on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
BLACK SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) and the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) sail in formation in the Black Sea during exercise Sea Breeze 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) conducts an underway replenishment with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Raymond Maddocks/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: A MK38 machine gun systems fires during a live-fire exercise on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
DANISH STRAITS: Seaman Emily Haley stands starboard bridge wing watch aboard the Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) as the ship transits the Danish Straits. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael H. Lehman/Released)
ODESSA, Ukraine: Royal Canadian Navy sailors assigned to Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic demonstrate how to recover a diver during diver emergency evacuation training for exercise Sea Breeze 2018 in Odessa, Ukraine. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen Maritime security within the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Riley/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Parker Thompson fires a .50-caliber machine gun at a “killer tomato” inflatable target from an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter assigned to the “Vipers” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48, attached to the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Michael Allred/Released)
DEVESELU, Romania: Naval support Facility Deveselu Sailors in joint collaboration with Romanian 99th Military Base service members conduct SHIELDEX 18 on base. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeremy Starr/Released)
AQABA, Jordan: Landing craft, air cushions, attached to Assault Craft Unit 4, approaches the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during amphibious training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominick A. Cremeans/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Jacob Chesney, from Allen, Texas, right, and Logistics Specialist Seaman Kendrick Baquero, from New York, clear the area as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 prepares to take cargo from the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (June 6, 2018) Retired Musician 3rd Class Abbie Johnson’s journey to the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., is shared with her service dog Kona. Team Navy is comprised of athletes from Navy Wounded Warrior- Safe Harbor, the Navy’s sole organization for coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guard members, providing resources and support to their families. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Darby Dillon/Released)

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) practice shipboard firefighting during a general quarters exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kaleb Sarten/Released)
Lt. Shelby Dziwulski, from Baltimore, a pilot assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, poses for a photo on the flight line at Naval Air Facility Atsugi. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Doan/Released)
Yeoman 3rd Class Rayon O’Connor, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), stands phone talker watch during a replenishment-at-sea with USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Pastrick/Released)
Team Navy members participate in the 800-meter run during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
Fire Controlman 1st Class Justin Mcgrani is greeted by his wife and child during a homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Holly L. Herline)
Former Specialist Seaman 2nd Class Rosalind J. Henneman stands in front of a line of American flags following a ceremony at her home where she was recognized for her service during World War II by Capt. Gregory Hicks, the acting chief of information (CHINFO). Henneman served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), and trained numerous Navy pilots on the proper use of highly specialized equipment as a link trainer operator and flight instrument instructor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ashley Berumen/Released)
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sara Bookall, from Clarendon, Jamaica, a laboratory technician at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, studies a blood sample with a microscope. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Sippel/Released)
Chief Machinist’s Mate Ferlin Espinal, from Honolulu, participates in the powerlifting competition at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)
Quartermaster Seaman Dianna Howze, left, demonstrates to Quartermaster 3rd Class Zachary Jones how to use a sextant aboard Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chandler Harrell/Released)
Lt. Anna Kerry, left, from Quantico, Va., and retired Musician 3rd Class Abbie Johnson, from Oronoco, Minn., pet Johnson’s service dog Kona following a medal ceremony at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)
Operations Specialist 1st Class Kaylea Motsenbocker, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), looks through a bearing finder during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin/Released)

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY!

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (June 6, 2018) Retired Musician 3rd Class Abbie Johnson’s journey to the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., is shared with her service dog Kona. Team Navy is comprised of athletes from Navy Wounded Warrior- Safe Harbor, the Navy’s sole organization for coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guard members, providing resources and support to their families. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Darby Dillon/Released)

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) practice shipboard firefighting during a general quarters exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kaleb Sarten/Released)
Lt. Shelby Dziwulski, from Baltimore, a pilot assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, poses for a photo on the flight line at Naval Air Facility Atsugi. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Doan/Released)
Yeoman 3rd Class Rayon O’Connor, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), stands phone talker watch during a replenishment-at-sea with USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Pastrick/Released)
Team Navy members participate in the 800-meter run during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)
Fire Controlman 1st Class Justin Mcgrani is greeted by his wife and child during a homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Holly L. Herline)
Former Specialist Seaman 2nd Class Rosalind J. Henneman stands in front of a line of American flags following a ceremony at her home where she was recognized for her service during World War II by Capt. Gregory Hicks, the acting chief of information (CHINFO). Henneman served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), and trained numerous Navy pilots on the proper use of highly specialized equipment as a link trainer operator and flight instrument instructor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ashley Berumen/Released)
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sara Bookall, from Clarendon, Jamaica, a laboratory technician at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, studies a blood sample with a microscope. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Sippel/Released)
Chief Machinist’s Mate Ferlin Espinal, from Honolulu, participates in the powerlifting competition at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)
Quartermaster Seaman Dianna Howze, left, demonstrates to Quartermaster 3rd Class Zachary Jones how to use a sextant aboard Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chandler Harrell/Released)
Lt. Anna Kerry, left, from Quantico, Va., and retired Musician 3rd Class Abbie Johnson, from Oronoco, Minn., pet Johnson’s service dog Kona following a medal ceremony at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)
Operations Specialist 1st Class Kaylea Motsenbocker, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), looks through a bearing finder during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin/Released)

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Your Navy Operating Forward – Souda Bay, Gulf of Oman, Mediterranean Sea

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.

SASEBO, Japan: Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1666, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during an ammunition onload. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1666, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during an ammunition onload. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors stand watch on the forecastle of the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) as it pulls into Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors stand watch on the forecastle of the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) as it pulls into Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) transits the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy photo Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara B. Sexton/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) transits the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy photo Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara B. Sexton/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) breaks away after a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) breaks away after a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: Two rigid-hull inflatable boats assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) approach an Iranian-flagged dhow during an approach and assist visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brianna K. Green/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: Two rigid-hull inflatable boats assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) approach an Iranian-flagged dhow during an approach and assist visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brianna K. Green/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Landing craft utility (LCU) 1666, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during an ammunition onload. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Williamson/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Landing craft utility (LCU) 1666, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, approaches the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during an ammunition onload. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Williamson/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) fires a Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) fires a Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)

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