200704-N-WS494-3047 SOUTH CHINA SEA (July 4, 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 launches from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5. The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Ronald Reagan CSGs are conducting dual-carrier operations as the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Quinton A. Lee)
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USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Night Operations

200704-N-WS494-3047 SOUTH CHINA SEA (July 4, 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 launches from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5. The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Ronald Reagan CSGs are conducting dual-carrier operations as [Read More …]

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 4, 2020) – U.S. Sailors fire a 40 mm gun from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during an Independence Day celebration July 4, 2020. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is operating in the Eastern Pacific Ocean during a scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Wheeler)
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USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 4, 2020) – U.S. Sailors fire a 40 mm gun from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during an Independence Day celebration July 4, 2020. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is operating in the Eastern Pacific Ocean during a scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Wheeler)

200702-N-ML137-1108 PHILIPPINE SEA (July 2, 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 lands on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), maintaining Ronald Reagan’s tactical presence on the seas. Ronald Reagan is the flagship of the Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG). The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Ronald Reagan CSGs are conducting dual-carrier operations in the Philippine Sea as the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Samantha Jetzer)
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USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Night Operations

200702-N-ML137-1108 PHILIPPINE SEA (July 2, 2020) An F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 lands on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), maintaining Ronald Reagan’s tactical presence on the seas. Ronald Reagan is the flagship of the Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG). The USS [Read More …]

200701-N-ZF088-1075 PHILIPPINE SEA (July 1, 2020) Sailors clean an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 on the flight deck of the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) maintaining Ronald Reagan’s tactical presence on the seas. Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5. The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Ronald Reagan CSGs are conducting dual carrier operations in the Philippine Sea as the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gabriel A. Martinez)
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USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Sailors Perform Routine Flight Operations

200701-N-ZF088-1075 PHILIPPINE SEA (July 1, 2020) Sailors clean an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) maintaining Ronald Reagan’s tactical presence on the seas. Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5. The USS Nimitz [Read More …]

200629-N-WS494-1015 PHILIPPINE SEA (June 29, 2020) Sailors perform night operations on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5. The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Ronald Reagan CSGs are conducting dual carrier operations in the Philippine Sea as the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Quinton A. Lee)
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USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Flight Operations

200629-N-WS494-1015 PHILIPPINE SEA (June 29, 2020) Sailors perform night operations on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5. The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Ronald Reagan CSGs are conducting dual carrier operations in the Philippine Sea as the Nimitz Carrier Strike [Read More …]

PHILIPPINE SEA (June 23, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participates in dual carrier operations June 23, 2020. Dual carrier operations unify the tactical power of two individual carrier strike groups, providing fleet commanders with an unmatched, unified credible combat force capable of operating indefinitely. The Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike groups are on scheduled deployments to the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Lynch)
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USS Russell (DDG 59)

PHILIPPINE SEA (June 23, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participates in dual carrier operations June 23, 2020. Dual carrier operations unify the tactical power of two individual carrier strike groups, providing fleet commanders with an unmatched, unified credible combat force capable of operating indefinitely. The Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike groups are on scheduled deployments to [Read More …]

200627-M-KE756-1138 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 27, 2020) Cpl. Daniel Galloway, rifleman, assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fast-ropes out of a CH-53E Super Stallion onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) June 27, 2020. 26th MEU is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tanner Seims/Released)
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26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) fast-ropes

200627-M-KE756-1138 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 27, 2020) Cpl. Daniel Galloway, rifleman, assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fast-ropes out of a CH-53E Super Stallion onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) June 27, 2020. 26th MEU is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet in support of regional allies [Read More …]

200624-N-FO574-1007 ARABIAN GULF (June 24, 2020) Two Mark VI patrol boats, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, get underway to support a bilateral patrol with the Bahraini coast guard in the Arabian Gulf, June 24, 2020. CTF 56 is responsible for the planning and execution of expeditionary missions - including coastal riverine operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jordan R. Bair)
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CTF 56 Conducts a Joint Patrol with the Bahraini coast guard in 5th Fleet

200624-N-FO574-1007 ARABIAN GULF (June 24, 2020) Two Mark VI patrol boats, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, get underway to support a bilateral patrol with the Bahraini coast guard in the Arabian Gulf, June 24, 2020. CTF 56 is responsible for the planning and execution of expeditionary missions – including coastal riverine operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area [Read More …]