YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Gulf, Djibouti, Spain

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.

Parachute Rigger 1st Class Morgan, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, freefalls during military free fall jump sustainment training in Sevilla, Spain, Dec. 23. EODMU 8 performs quarterly sustainment training to maintain proficiency. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Parachute Rigger 1st Class Morgan, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, freefalls during military free fall jump sustainment training in Sevilla, Spain, Dec. 23. EODMU 8 performs quarterly sustainment training to maintain proficiency. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Conor Minto/Released)

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Conor Minto/Released)

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Jesse Rollo conducts a counter measure wash-down test on the fantail aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) in the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 28. Monterey is scheduled to return to homeport in Norfolk after a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Billy Ho/Released)

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Jesse Rollo conducts a counter measure wash-down test on the fantail aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) in the Atlantic Ocean, Dec. 28. Monterey is scheduled to return to homeport in Norfolk after a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Billy Ho/Released)

Chief Hospital Corpsman Emeterio Donato, left, Lt. Shane Modglin and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joseph Casim, the preventative medicine team for Camp Lemonnier's expeditionary medical facility, take readings from air-quality monitoring equipment on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 27. The monitoring is part of a yearlong air-quality testing project run by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich/Released)

Chief Hospital Corpsman Emeterio Donato, left, Lt. Shane Modglin and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joseph Casim, the preventative medicine team for Camp Lemonnier’s expeditionary medical facility, take readings from air-quality monitoring equipment on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 27. The monitoring is part of a yearlong air-quality testing project run by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich/Released)

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Gulf, Djibouti, Spain