YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Mediterranean Sea, Pacific Ocean, Greece

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 California or forward deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, 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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Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Deaunte Banks, from Washington, signals Sailors aboard USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) from the hangar bay of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a replenishment-at-sea in the Gulf of Oman.

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Sailors aboard USS Ramage (DDG 61) stand by on the ship’s foc’sle for a replenishment-at-sea in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Two F/A-18F Super Hornets shoot flares as they pass USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during an airshow performed by the squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 in the Pacific Ocean.

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An F/A-18C Hornet launches from USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Oman.

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USS Monterey (CG 61) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece for a port visit.

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USS Mason (DDG 87) fires its 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise in the Gulf of Oman.

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An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter delivers cargo to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a replenishment-at-sea in the Gulf of Oman.

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Gulf of Oman, Mediterranean Sea, Pacific Ocean, Greece