Your Navy TODAY – Arabian Gulf, Mayport, Portugal, San Diego

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.

An MH-53E Sea Dragon  lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Gulf.

An MH-53E Sea Dragon lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Gulf.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) returns to her homeport of Mayport, Fla., following the completion of a six-month deployment.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) returns to her homeport of Mayport, Fla., following the completion of a six-month deployment.

The aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), left, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64), right, conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in the Arabian Gulf.

The aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), left, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64), right, conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in the Arabian Gulf.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) stand at attention during morning colors as the ship is moored in Funchal, Portugal, for a port visit.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) stand at attention during morning colors as the ship is moored in Funchal, Portugal, for a port visit.

Sailors navigate through smoke during a general quarters (GQ) drill in a passage way aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Gulf.

Sailors navigate through smoke during a general quarters (GQ) drill in a passage way aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) in the Arabian Gulf.

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) returns to its homeport of San Diego following completion of its historic maiden deployment to Southeast Asia.

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) returns to its homeport of San Diego following completion of its historic maiden deployment to Southeast Asia.

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Your Navy TODAY – Arabian Gulf, Mayport, Portugal, San Diego