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.

RED SEA: Seaman Jace Anderson, left, from Gig Harbor, Wash., and Seaman Cory Johnson, from Houston, wash down an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 on flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
RED SEA: Seaman Jace Anderson, left, from Gig Harbor, Wash., and Seaman Cory Johnson, from Houston, wash down an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 on flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Gendron, center, takes photographs from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 as it prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Keller)
5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Gendron, center, takes photographs from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 as it prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole Keller)
RED SEA: Sailors maneuver an E2-C Hawkeye assigned to the Screwtops of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
RED SEA: Sailors maneuver an E2-C Hawkeye assigned to the Screwtops of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 makes an arrest landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 makes an arrest landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels)
RED SEA: Seaman Zachary Kale, from Hanover, Pa., wipes down the cockpit of an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike).(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
RED SEA: Seaman Zachary Kale, from Hanover, Pa., wipes down the cockpit of an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike).(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) conducts a routine, scheduled transit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rafael Martie)
5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) conducts a routine, scheduled transit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rafael Martie)
SUEZ CANAL:  The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) conducts a routine, scheduled transit through the Suez Canal. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels)
SUEZ CANAL: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) conducts a routine, scheduled transit through the Suez Canal. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher A. Michaels)
RED SEA: Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) approaches the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) for a replenishment-at-sea.  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer)
RED SEA: Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) approaches the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) for a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew J. Sneeringer)
RED SEA: An F/A-18G Growler assigned to the Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
RED SEA: An F/A-18G Growler assigned to the Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
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) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
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) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)
RED SEA: Sailors move a C2-A Greyhound assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Neo Greene III)
RED SEA: Sailors move a C2-A Greyhound assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Neo Greene III)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60 Seahawk, attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 (HSC-28) hovers above the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during an helicopter in-flight refueling exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Ford Williams/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60 Seahawk, attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 (HSC-28) hovers above the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) during an helicopter in-flight refueling exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Ford Williams/Released)
RED SEA: Seaman Chris Wollerman, from Point Pleasant, N.J., moves an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 with a spotting dolly in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Neo Greene III)
RED SEA: Seaman Chris Wollerman, from Point Pleasant, N.J., moves an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dusty Dogs of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 with a spotting dolly in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Neo Greene III)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Sailors aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4) remove chains from an MQ-8B Fire Scout prior to leaving the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michaela Garrison/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: Sailors aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4) remove chains from an MQ-8B Fire Scout prior to leaving the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michaela Garrison/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Hill, right, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Dandres Zackery prepare to conduct vertical replenishment training with an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Vipers of  Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48 aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Jenkins)
GULF OF OMAN: Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Hill, right, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Dandres Zackery prepare to conduct vertical replenishment training with an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Vipers of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48 aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Jenkins)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team approach the ship in a rigid-hull inflatable boat during VBSS drills. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Ford Williams/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team approach the ship in a rigid-hull inflatable boat during VBSS drills. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Ford Williams/Released)

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