220105-N-DH793-1596 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2022) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310), and the Hellenic Navy frigate HS Elli (F 450) transit the Mediterranean Sea in formation, Jan. 5, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security, and defend U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bela Chambers)
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220105-N-DH793-1596 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2022) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310), and the Hellenic Navy frigate HS Elli (F 450) transit the Mediterranean Sea in formation, Jan. 5, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet [Read More …]

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2022) Senior Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Wilmarie Torres, from Orocovis, Puerto Rico directs an F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the "Black Knights" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, on the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, led by Carrier Strike Group 3, deployed from San Diego, Jan. 3, in support of global maritime security operations. An integral part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, U.S. 3rd Fleet operates naval forces in the Indo-Pacific and provides the realistic, relevant training necessary to flawlessly execute our Navy’s role across the full spectrum of military operations — from combat operations to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. U.S. 3rd Fleet works together with our allies and partners to advance freedom of navigation, the rule of law, and other principles that underpin security for the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Singley)
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Abraham Lincoln conducts flight operations

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2022) Senior Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Wilmarie Torres, from Orocovis, Puerto Rico directs an F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, on the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, led by Carrier Strike Group 3, deployed from [Read More …]

220108-N-MR124-1840 INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2022) Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) fire M4 assault rifles during a weapons familiarization course, Jan. 8, 2022. O’Kane, part of the USS Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) along with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with alliances and partners and serve as a ready response force to ensure maritime security and a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Elisha Smith)
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USS O’Kane (DDG 77) Conducts Live-Fire Exercise

220108-N-MR124-1840 INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2022) Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) fire M4 assault rifles during a weapons familiarization course, Jan. 8, 2022. O’Kane, part of the USS Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) along with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with [Read More …]

220107-N-PA358-1135 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 7, 2022) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Carlos Gamble, from Atlanta, directs the pilot of an F/A18E Super Hornet, attached to the “Fighting Checkmates” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211, on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Jan. 7, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security, and defend U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman T'ara Tripp)
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The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security

220107-N-PA358-1135 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 7, 2022) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Carlos Gamble, from Atlanta, directs the pilot of an F/A18E Super Hornet, attached to the “Fighting Checkmates” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211, on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Jan. 7, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group [Read More …]

220102-N-PQ495-1115 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 2, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, launches off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 2, 2022. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Larissa T. Dougherty)
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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Conducts Flight Operations in Philippine Sea

220102-N-PQ495-1115 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 2, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, launches off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 2, 2022. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through [Read More …]

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man a phone and distance line during a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) in the Mediterranean Sea, Dec. 31, 2021. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its 12th patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Claire DuBois/Released)
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USS Ross Replenishes at Sea with USNS Supply

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man a phone and distance line during a replenishment-at-sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) in the Mediterranean Sea, Dec. 31, 2021. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its 12th patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional [Read More …]

211213-N-FA490-2932 APRA HARBOR, Guam – Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Jake Puckett, from Harlingen, Texas, assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat 23 (HSC 23), left, and Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Josh Allen, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, assigned to the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, are hoisted onto a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, during an open water search and rescue exercise (SAREX). HSC-23 and USS Jackson (LCS 6), part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7, are on a rotational deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Langholf)
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HSC 23 Sailor Participates in SAREX

211213-N-FA490-2932 APRA HARBOR, Guam – Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Jake Puckett, from Harlingen, Texas, assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat 23 (HSC 23), left, and Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Josh Allen, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, assigned to the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, are hoisted onto a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned [Read More …]

211206-N-PH222-2024 SAVU SEA (Dec. 6, 2021) Chief Damage Controlman Raul Avila, from Inglewood, California, left, conducts damage control training with members of the Timor-Leste Defense Force from the mission bay aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise. In its 27th year, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed to enhance U.S. and partnered navies’ abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. Charleston, part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7, is on a rotational deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden)
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USS Charleston Conducts CARAT, Timor-Leste 2021

211206-N-PH222-2024 SAVU SEA (Dec. 6, 2021) Chief Damage Controlman Raul Avila, from Inglewood, California, left, conducts damage control training with members of the Timor-Leste Defense Force from the mission bay aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise. In its 27th year, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed [Read More …]

211203-N-PG340-1164 OKINAWA, Japan (Dec. 3, 2021) U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 and Marines with Marine Aircraft Group 12 and 9th Engineer Support Battalion complete the Basic Jungle Skills Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center onboard Marine Corps Base Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan. The U.S. Navy Seabees assigned to NMCB-5 are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific, strengthening their alliances and partnerships, and providing general engineering and civil support to joint operational forces. Homeported out of Port Hueneme, California, NMCB-5 has 13 detail sites deployed throughout the U.S. and Indo-Pacific area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephane Belcher)
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US Navy Seabees with NMCB-5 participate in joint training with Marines at the Basic Jungle Skills Course

211203-N-PG340-1164 OKINAWA, Japan (Dec. 3, 2021) U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 and Marines with Marine Aircraft Group 12 and 9th Engineer Support Battalion complete the Basic Jungle Skills Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center onboard Marine Corps Base Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan. The U.S. Navy Seabees assigned to NMCB-5 are deployed to the U.S. [Read More …]