U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry S. Carlson

Where is the Navy Operating Right Now?

Navy: 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

Navy Operating Forward – France, Croatia, Japan

From the Official Blog of the United States Navy -- Original HERE

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.

  An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)MEDITERRANEAN SEA: An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 32 makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)  Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visits Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) and Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF GTMO).  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba: Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visits Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) and Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF GTMO). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)  The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) conducts a routine, scheduled transit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins)U.S. 6TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) conducts a routine, scheduled transit. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins)   Sailors aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) remove chocks and chains from an SH-60B Sea Hawk, attached to USS Nitze (DDG 94).  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Sailors aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) remove chocks and chains from an SH-60B Sea Hawk, attached to USS Nitze (DDG 94). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)  The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) prepares to moor alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel S. Willoughby/Released)POLARIS POINT, Guam: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) prepares to moor alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel S. Willoughby/Released)  A landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) during Exercise Alligator Dagger. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry S. Carlson/released)GULF OF ADEN: A landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, approaches the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) during Exercise Alligator Dagger. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry S. Carlson/released)  Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Airman Ouniwa Polo performs pre-flight checks on an E2-C Hawkeye assigned to the Screwtops of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)MEDITERRANEAN SEA: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Airman Ouniwa Polo performs pre-flight checks on an E2-C Hawkeye assigned to the Screwtops of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)  The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)TOKYO BAY, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)  The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) deploys its starboard MK 38 Ð 25 mm machine gun system during a live-fire exercise aboard. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez/Released)PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) deploys its starboard MK 38 Ð 25 mm machine gun system during a live-fire exercise aboard. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez/Released)  The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze, conducts an underway replenishment with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins)MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze, conducts an underway replenishment with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins)  The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship U.S. USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) pulls in the Viktor Lenac dry dock for the 2017 shipyard availability to install vital communication equipment and hospitality upgrades.   (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Rebeca Gibson/Released)RIJEKA, Croatia: The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship U.S. USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) pulls in the Viktor Lenac dry dock for the 2017 shipyard availability to install vital communication equipment and hospitality upgrades. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Rebeca Gibson/Released)  The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) is moored in the bay of Villefranche during a port call to France. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Joshua Murray/Released)VILLEFRANCHE, France: The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) is moored in the bay of Villefranche during a port call to France. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Joshua Murray/Released)  The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) prepares to conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins/Released)MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) prepares to conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins/Released)

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