YOUR Navy Operating Forward- Mediterranean Sea, U.S. 5th Fleet, Pacific Ocean and Guam

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.

Sailors perform maintenance on a gas turbine engine aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61).

Maintenance Matters- Sailors perform maintenance on a gas turbine engine aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61).

An  F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 makes an arrested landing during night flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN) 73.

Deployed Around the Clock- An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 makes an arrested landing during night flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN) 73.

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) shifts colors as it moors after returning from an 11-week deployment in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

Below the Surface- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) shifts colors as it moors after returning from an 11-week deployment in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Air Superiority- F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) delivers fuel to the guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) during a replenishment-at-sea.

Ready to Defend America- The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) delivers fuel to the guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) during a replenishment-at-sea.

A United Kingdom Army Air Corps Westland Lynx battlefield helicopter lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Partnerships Matter- A United Kingdom Army Air Corps Westland Lynx battlefield helicopter lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward- Mediterranean Sea, U.S. 5th Fleet, Pacific Ocean and Guam