YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Singapore, Caribbean Sea, Luzon Strait

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.

Singapore (Feb. 19, 2015) Culinary Specialist 1st Class Robert Parks, from Fostoria, Ohio, heaves a mooring line on the forecastle of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) during a sea and anchor detail.

SEMBAWANG, Singapore: Culinary Specialist 1st Class Robert Parks, from Fostoria, Ohio, heaves a mooring line on the forecastle of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) during a sea and anchor detail.

Quartermaster Seaman Steven Lopez and Boatswains Mate Nickey Barnes practice vertical replenishment with an SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 on the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109).

CARIBBEAN SEA: Quartermaster Seaman Steven Lopez and Boatswains Mate Nickey Barnes practice vertical replenishment with an SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 on the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109).

EAST CHINA SEA: Gunner’s Mate Seaman Jarred D. Calhoun, right, from Waycross, Ga.,  Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Thomas A. Perkins, from Greenville, S.C., and Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Laura E. Steinbacher, from Jacksonville, Fla., man a 25 mm machine gun during a general quarters drill aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

EAST CHINA SEA: Gunner’s Mate Seaman Jarred D. Calhoun, right, from Waycross, Ga., Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Thomas A. Perkins, from Greenville, S.C., and Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Laura E. Steinbacher, from Jacksonville, Fla., man a 25 mm machine gun during a general quarters drill aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

ARABIAN GULF: Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Timmothy Annoni signals fuel probe seats on a sponson aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

ARABIAN GULF: Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Timmothy Annoni signals fuel probe seats on a sponson aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

LUZON STRAIT (Feb.19, 2015) An MV22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft takes off from the flight deck in preparation for fast-rope training aboard the  amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

LUZON STRAIT: An MV22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft takes off from the flight deck in preparation for fast-rope training aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Singapore, Caribbean Sea, Luzon Strait