Your U.S. Navy has Sailors operating forward around the world and around the clock. Ships assigned as forward deployed naval forces in Japan participated in the annual exercise, Multi-Sail 14, led by Destroyer Squadron 15 March 21-26. This exercise offered participating ships training in the primary mission areas of surface, air, strike, and anti-submarine warfare. The multi-ship training environment brought our naval forces together in effort to keep our Navy always ready and always able to protect and defend America. The photos below are a snapshot of some of the training evolutions the ships went through during the exercise.
Multi-Sail 2014 is an annual exercise in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility that supports security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.