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 Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 delivers cargo to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Travis Rogers/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 delivers cargo to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Travis Rogers/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Sailors man the rails on board the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as it returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following its 2016 patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Sailors man the rails on board the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as it returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following its 2016 patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors assigned to the visit, board, search and seizure  team aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) conduct small boat operations during a maritime security operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Travis Rogers/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors assigned to the visit, board, search and seizure team aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) conduct small boat operations during a maritime security operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Travis Rogers/Released)
WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: The Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), patrols waters south of Japan, before returning to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, at the end of a three-month patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN: The Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), patrols waters south of Japan, before returning to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, at the end of a three-month patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Pilots assigned to the Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130 prepare to exit the cockpit of an E/A-18G Growler on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Pilots assigned to the Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130 prepare to exit the cockpit of an E/A-18G Growler on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch/Released)
SOUTH SULU SEA: A landing craft, air cushion departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) during Tiger Strike 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin M. Langer/Released)
SOUTH SULU SEA: A landing craft, air cushion departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) during Tiger Strike 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin M. Langer/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) maneuvers toward the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in preparation for a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Keller/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) maneuvers toward the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in preparation for a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Keller/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: Four E-2C Hawkeyes, assigned to the "Liberty Bells" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VFA) 115, fly over the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: Four E-2C Hawkeyes, assigned to the “Liberty Bells” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VFA) 115, fly over the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
ARABIAN GULF:  Lt. Michelle Sybouts, left, and Lt. j.g. Ben Bontregar give the signal they are prepared to launch an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 from the flight deck of the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Keller)
ARABIAN GULF: Lt. Michelle Sybouts, left, and Lt. j.g. Ben Bontregar give the signal they are prepared to launch an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 from the flight deck of the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Keller)
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan: A Sailor assigned to the Liberty Bells of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 assists with taxiing an E2-C Hawkeye upon the aircraft’s return to Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Ben Farone/Released.)
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan: A Sailor assigned to the Liberty Bells of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 assists with taxiing an E2-C Hawkeye upon the aircraft’s return to Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Ben Farone/Released.)
ARABIAN  GULF: The guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) transits the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) transits the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
KAIKOURA, New Zealand: A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM) squadron 73, attached to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrives at Kaikoura, New Zealand. (New Zealand Defence Force photo by Cpl Amanda McErlich/Released)
KAIKOURA, New Zealand: A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM) squadron 73, attached to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrives at Kaikoura, New Zealand. (New Zealand Defence Force photo by Cpl Amanda McErlich/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 transports stores from the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) to the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole KellerReleased)
ARABIAN GULF: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 transports stores from the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) to the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole KellerReleased)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 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-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 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)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk from the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 transports ordnance from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), to USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) during an ammunition offload. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk from the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 transports ordnance from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), to USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) during an ammunition offload. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)

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