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 F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 taxis across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson Branch)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 taxis across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson Branch)
PHILIPPINE SEA: A B-1 bomber from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron leads a formation with fighters in front of U.S. Navy and Japanese surface vessels during Exercise Keen Sword 17, off the coasts of Japan, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: A B-1 bomber from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron leads a formation with fighters in front of U.S. Navy and Japanese surface vessels during Exercise Keen Sword 17, off the coasts of Japan, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 is tied down to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) prior to flight operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 is tied down to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) prior to flight operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Sailors stage tow tractors for offload from the flight deck of the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), for transport to Naval Air Facility, Atsugi, after completing a scheduled three-month patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Erwin Jacob Villavicencio Miciano/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Sailors stage tow tractors for offload from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), for transport to Naval Air Facility, Atsugi, after completing a scheduled three-month patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Erwin Jacob Villavicencio Miciano/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) receives fuel from the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole KellerReleased)
ARABIAN GULF: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) receives fuel from the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole KellerReleased)
FUNCHAL, Portugal: Guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) stops for fuel in Funchal, Portugal . (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Comerford/Released )
FUNCHAL, Portugal: Guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) stops for fuel in Funchal, Portugal . (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Comerford/Released )
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors prepare to lower nautical flags signifying the turnover of Combined Task Force (CTF) 50 on vulture's row of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors prepare to lower nautical flags signifying the turnover of Combined Task Force (CTF) 50 on vulture’s row of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch)
PHILIPPINE SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk from the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, transports cargo pendants from the USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10), to the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) 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 cargo pendants from the USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10), to the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during an ammunition offload. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) approaches the Royal Navy ship HMS Ocean (L12). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch)
ARABIAN GULF: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) approaches the Royal Navy ship HMS Ocean (L12). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) conduct a routine, scheduled transit. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) conduct a routine, scheduled transit. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels)
ARABIAN GULF: Three F/A-18 Super Hornets fly above the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch)
ARABIAN GULF: Three F/A-18 Super Hornets fly above the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch)
FUNCHAL, Portugal: Sailors stand sea and anchor detail and security watches aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) as they depart Funchal, Portugal after a brief stop for fuel. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Comerford/Released)
FUNCHAL, Portugal: Sailors stand sea and anchor detail and security watches aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) as they depart Funchal, Portugal after a brief stop for fuel. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Comerford/Released)

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