Your Navy Operating Forward – Celebes Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea

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.

ARABIAN GULF: The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rachael Treon/Released)
AEGEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: Aviation Boatswain Mate Handling Airman Ryan Sharland directs a UH-1Y Venom helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Schoenberger/Released)
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba:  The future San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) transits Guantanamo Bay during a brief fuel stop. The ship is currently on its way to home port in San Diego, and is scheduled to be commissioned in its namesake city of Portland, Oregon in April.  (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr./Released)
CELEBES SEA: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Paul Clarke, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), signals an AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced) to lift off from the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Vance Hand/Released)
JEBEL ALI, Dubai: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) sits moored in Jebel Ali, Dubai during a regularly scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael Colemanberry/Released)
BLACK SEA: Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Jacob Ferrantino fires a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) during a live-fire exercise in the Black Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
ARABIAN GULF: Sailors guide an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 22 during a preflight inspection on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Victoria Foley/Released)
ODESSA, Ukraine: A Ukrainian tugboat guides the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship prepares to moor in Odessa, Ukraine. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)

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