210224-N-LG955-1014 OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 24, 2021) A CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465 lifts a CAT 279D Skid-steer from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 with support from Marine 3d Landing Support Battalion. The joint Helicopter Support Team external lift demonstrates the ship-to-shore concept that enables rapid transportation of Civil Engineering Support Equipment in support of Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations. NMCB-4 is forward deployed throughout the Indo-Pacific region and United States ready to support major combat operations, theater security, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. Seabees provide general engineering and civil support to Navy, Marine Corps, and joint operational forces globally. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Winston Young/Released)
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Joint Helicopter Support Team Lift

210224-N-LG955-1014 OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 24, 2021) A CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465 lifts a CAT 279D Skid-steer from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 with support from Marine 3d Landing Support Battalion. The joint Helicopter Support Team external lift demonstrates the ship-to-shore concept that enables rapid transportation of Civil Engineering Support Equipment in support of [Read More …]

210222-N-FD648-1047 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 22, 2021) – Gunners Mate 1st Class Elias Garcia, from Denver, fires a 240.-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) Feb. 22, 2021. Mahan is operating in the Atlantic Ocean in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security in order to ensure access, deter aggression and defend U.S., allies and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ryan Childress)
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USS Mahan SCAT Team Training

210222-N-FD648-1047 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 22, 2021) – Gunners Mate 1st Class Elias Garcia, from Denver, fires a 240.-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) Feb. 22, 2021. Mahan is operating in the Atlantic Ocean in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security in order to ensure access, deter aggression and defend [Read More …]

210215-N-FQ453-1035 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 15, 2021) Carrier Air Wing 17 conducts an air power demonstration alongside the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). As the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed fleet, 7th Fleet routinely operates and interacts with 35 maritime nations while conducting missions to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dalton Reidhead/Released)
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Carrier Airwing 17 Air Power Show

210215-N-FQ453-1035 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 15, 2021) Carrier Air Wing 17 conducts an air power demonstration alongside the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). As the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed fleet, 7th Fleet routinely operates and interacts with 35 maritime nations while conducting missions to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo [Read More …]

210208-N-FD648-1145 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 8 2021) –An MH-60R Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Swamp Foxes” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74, preforms a mid-air refueling above the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72), Feb. 8, 2021. Mahan is currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting operations as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ryan Childress)
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USS MAHAN Flight Quarters

210208-N-FD648-1145 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 8 2021) –An MH-60R Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Swamp Foxes” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74, preforms a mid-air refueling above the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72), Feb. 8, 2021. Mahan is currently underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting operations as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. (US [Read More …]

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 30, 2021) – Ensign Breanna Raymond, from Waldorf, Maryland, watches as the Mark 45 Mod 2, 5-inch gun is fired during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) Jan. 30, 2021. Laboon is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting operations as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group. (US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Jeremy R. Boan/Released)
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USS Laboon Conducts Live Fire Exercise

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 30, 2021) – Ensign Breanna Raymond, from Waldorf, Maryland, watches as the Mark 45 Mod 2, 5-inch gun is fired during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) Jan. 30, 2021. Laboon is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting operations as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group. (US Navy [Read More …]

210209-N-OW019-0098 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 9, 2020) Aircraft from Carrier Air Wings (CVW) 17 and 11 fly in formation above the aircraft carriers USS Nimitz (CVN 68), left, and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during dual carrier operations as seen from the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). The Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups are conducting dual carrier operations in the Indo-Pacific in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Logan C. Kellums)
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Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Strike Groups Conduct Dual Carrier Operations

210209-N-OW019-0098 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 9, 2020) Aircraft from Carrier Air Wings (CVW) 17 and 11 fly in formation above the aircraft carriers USS Nimitz (CVN 68), left, and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during dual carrier operations as seen from the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). The Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups are conducting dual carrier [Read More …]

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 22, 2021) The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) transits the Pacific Ocean. Ohio is conducting surveillance, training, and other critical missions in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
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USS Ohio Operations Underway

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 22, 2021) The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) transits the Pacific Ocean. Ohio is conducting surveillance, training, and other critical missions in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)

210204-N-UM706-1120 PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 4, 2021) An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 lands aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland, part of the America Expeditionary Strike Group, along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to enhance interoperability with allies and partners, serving as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Madysson Anne Ritter)
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Ashland Flight Operations

210204-N-UM706-1120 PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 4, 2021) An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 lands aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland, part of the America Expeditionary Strike Group, along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to enhance interoperability with [Read More …]

210115-N-VH871-1289 NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (Jan. 15, 2021) A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft assigned to the "Grey Knights" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 46, prepares to land, Jan. 15, 2021. VP-46 is currently forward-deployed to the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and reconnaissance squadrons throughout Europe and Africa. U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts a full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national security interests and stability in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Austin Ingram/ Released)
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VP-46 Engine Maintenance

210115-N-VH871-1289 NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (Jan. 15, 2021) A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft assigned to the “Grey Knights” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 46, prepares to land, Jan. 15, 2021. VP-46 is currently forward-deployed to the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 67, responsible for tactical control of deployed maritime patrol and [Read More …]

210107-N-MJ716-0190 SAN DIEGO (Jan. 7, 2021) An aerial photo of the Navy Region Southwest Headquarters in San Diego, CA. The photo was taken from a U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 (HSC-14). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Austin Haist/Released.)
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Aerial Photo of Naval Air Station North Island

210107-N-MJ716-0198 SAN DIEGO (Jan. 7, 2021) An aerial photo of the Navy Region Southwest Headquarters and USS Midway Museum in San Diego, CA. The photo was taken from a U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 (HSC-14). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Austin Haist/Released.)