Your Navy Operating Forward – Jordan, Indonesia, Djibouti

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.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 3, 2018) Flight deck operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). As the Carrier Strike Group 8 flagship, Harry S. Truman’s support of OIR demonstrates the capability and flexibility of U.S. Naval Forces, and its resolve to eliminate the terrorist group ISIS and the threat it poses. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Swofford/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 launches from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Gooley/Released)
JORDAN: The U.S. Navy Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) comes into port following the conclusion of Eager Lion 2018. Eager Lion is a major training event that provides U.S. forces and Jordan Armed Forces the opportunity to improve their collective ability to plan and operate in a coalition-type environment. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Livingston/Released)
GULF OF TADJOURA, Djibouti: Members assigned to Task Group (TG) 68.6 approach the Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) to provide a security escort through the Gulf of Tadjoura. (U.S. Navy photo by Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Theresa Mullis/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors wait in an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter as it refuels on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
LOMBOK, Indonesia: The expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Millinocket (T-EPF-3) joins ships from more than 30 nations for a fleet review as a part of the Multinational Exercise Komodo in the waters near Lombok Island, Indonesia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) executes a breakaway from the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) following a fueling-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Evan Thompson/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) takes off from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)
NORTH CHANNEL: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) is underway in formation with the Royal Navy Duke-class frigate HMS Montrose (F 236), left, the French Eirdan-class minesweeper FS Andromede (M 643) and the German Bremen-class frigate FGS Lubeck (F 214), not pictured, while in the North Channel. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kyle Steckler/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An E-2D Hawkeye, assigned to the “Seahawks” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 126, launches from the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Gooley/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) approaches the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) for a fueling-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dary M. Patten/Released)
LOMBOK, Indonesia: U.S. Navy Seabees and counterparts from the Indonesian military build a road at an engineering project in Lombok Island, Indonesia during Multinational Exercise Komodo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T- AOE). Harry S. Truman’s support of Operation Inherent Resolve demonstrates the capability and flexibility of U.S. Naval Forces, and its resolve to eliminate the terrorist group ISIS and the threat it poses. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)

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