YOUR Navy Today – Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean, Italy

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do on a daily basis.

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USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute during the ship’s first turnaround cruise of 2013.

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The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) transit the Indian Ocean.

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Capt. Thomas Kiss, commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), congratulates Sailors during a frocking ceremony on the ship’s foc’sle.

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An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

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The U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/ U.S. 6th Fleet color guard parades the colors during a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway at U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples.

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YOUR Navy Today – Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean, Italy