YOUR Navy Today – Gulf of Oman, Arafura Sea, Pearl Harbor, Red Sea

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.


A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 departs from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) in Oahu, Hawaii.


A Sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 fast-ropes from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) in the Arafura Sea.

NPASE EAST, USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)

An MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) in the Gulf of Oman.


Sailors conduct a small arms live-fire exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Red Sea.


The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770), foreground, passes the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) as Tucson departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment to the western Pacific region in Pearl Harbor, Hi.


The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8) in the Gulf of Oman.

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YOUR Navy Today – Gulf of Oman, Arafura Sea, Pearl Harbor, Red Sea