YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Indian Ocean, Java Sea, Belize

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: Dolphins swim alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188) during an underway replenishment with the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), not shown.

ARABIAN GULF: Dolphins swim alongside USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188) during an underway replenishment with USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), not shown.

WATERS TO THE SOUTH OF JAPAN: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) to conduct a replenishment-at-sea.

WATERS TO THE SOUTH OF JAPAN: USS Kidd (DDG 100) prepares to come alongside the  USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) to conduct a replenishment-at-sea.

BIG CREEK, Belize: The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) crew and service members offload gear and vehicles in support of the commencement of Southern Partnership Station 2014.

BIG CREEK, Belize: The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) crew and service members offload gear and vehicles in support of the commencement of Southern Partnership Station 2014.

JAVA SEA: U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10).

JAVA SEA: U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10).

INDIAN OCEAN: The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) fires the MK-45 5-inch/54-caliber lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise.

INDIAN OCEAN: The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) fires the MK-45 5-inch/54-caliber lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise.

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Indian Ocean, Java Sea, Belize