YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean

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.

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An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 lifts a supply pallet from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) during a replenishment-at-sea with the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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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.

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Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) receive cargo from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) during a replenishment-at-sea in Gulf of Oman.

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Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class David Herring receives a line from a tug boat as the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) departs Funchal, Portugal, after a port visit.

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The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) transits the Atlantic Ocean. 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.

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean