YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Guantanamo Bay, Caribbean Sea, East China Sea

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: The air-defense destroyer HMS Dauntless (D33) transits alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

ARABIAN GULF: The air-defense destroyer HMS Dauntless (D33) transits alongside USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

CARIBBEAN SEA:  An SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Immortals of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light Squadron (HSL) 60 and a rigid-hull inflatable boat search for Oscar, the man overboard dummy, during a man overboard drill aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59).

CARIBBEAN SEA: An SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Light Squadron (HSL) 60 and a rigid-hull inflatable boat search for Oscar, the man overboard dummy, during a man overboard drill aboard USS Kauffman (FFG 59).

EAST CHINA SEA: A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

EAST CHINA SEA: A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Feb.2, 2015) Tug boats transit alongside the Arleigh-Burke Class guided-missile Destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) to guide it into port in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba: Tug boats transit alongside USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) to guide it into port in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Hawaii (SNN 776) returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a port visit.

YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Hawaii (SNN 776) returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a port visit.

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Guantanamo Bay, Caribbean Sea, East China Sea