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: Capt. Gavin Duff, executive officer of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), observes flight deck operations. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kyle A. Moore /Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Capt. Gavin Duff, executive officer of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), observes flight deck operations. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kyle A. Moore /Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls into Naval Base Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Allen Michael McNair/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls into Naval Base Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Allen Michael McNair/Released)
SEA OF JAPAN: Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) clear the ship’s forecastle of snow and ice. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham/Released)
SEA OF JAPAN: Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) clear the ship’s forecastle of snow and ice. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 fly in formation after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 fly in formation after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors move ordnance aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kyle A. Moore /Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors move ordnance aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kyle A. Moore /Released)
POLARIS POINT, Guam: Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) prepare to transfer a retrievable exercise torpedo to the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jamica Johnson/Released)
POLARIS POINT, Guam: Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) prepare to transfer a retrievable exercise torpedo to the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jamica Johnson/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Stephen Clulee fires a Mark 38 .25mm machine gun during a live fire gunnery exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Stephen Clulee fires a Mark 38 .25mm machine gun during a live fire gunnery exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departs Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
SOUDA BAY, Greece: The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departs Souda Bay, Greece. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An E-2C Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft assigned to the "Bear Aces" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An E-2C Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft assigned to the “Bear Aces” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
GULF OF THAILAND: A rigid-hull inflatable boat approaches the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during a man overboard drill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
GULF OF THAILAND: A rigid-hull inflatable boat approaches the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during a man overboard drill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaleb R. Staples/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Rear Adm. Kenneth Whitesell, commander of Carrier Strike Group 2, prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the "Black Lions" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Rear Adm. Kenneth Whitesell, commander of Carrier Strike Group 2, prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the “Black Lions” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Sailors assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 perform a nightly equipment check on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes/Released)
SASEBO, Japan: Sailors assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 perform a nightly equipment check on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes/Released)

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