Your Navy TODAY – Republic of Korea, Black Sea, California

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.

Landing Craft Air Cushions assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 return to their homeport at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Landing Craft Air Cushions assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 return to their homeport at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, conducts search and rescue operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) near the site of the sunken Korean ferry Sewol.

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, conducts search and rescue operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) near the site of the sunken Korean ferry Sewol.

Sailors assigned to the Blue crew of the ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) moor the boat as it returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

Sailors assigned to the Blue crew of the ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) moor the boat as it returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

Sailors and Marines observe a close-in weapons system during a live-fire training exercise aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Sailors and Marines observe a close-in weapons system during a live-fire training exercise aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An EA-18G Growler aircraft from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 takes off from the runway at Gwangju Air Base.

An EA-18G Growler aircraft from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 takes off from the runway at Gwangju Air Base.

The  Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transits the Black Sea.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transits the Black Sea.

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Your Navy TODAY – Republic of Korea, Black Sea, California