PHILIPPINE SEA (May 13, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the "Black Knights" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln 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 3rd Class Michael Singley)
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Abraham Lincoln Conducts Flight Operations

PHILIPPINE SEA (May 13, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln 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 [Read More …]

BELIZE CITY, Belize (May 9, 2022) U.S. Army Sgt. Austin Gutherman, a crew chief assigned to 1st Battalion 228th Aviation Regiment Joint Task Force Bravo, checks for airborne contacts during a medical evacuation exercise over Belize City, Belize during exercise Tradewinds 2022, May 9, 2022. Tradewinds 2022 is a multinational exercise designed to expand the Caribbean region’s capability to mitigate, plan for, and respond to crises; increase regional training capacity and interoperability; develop new and refine existing standard operating procedures (SOPs); enhance ability to defend exclusive economic zones (EEZ); and promote human rights and adherence to shared international norms and values. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel James Lanari/Released)
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Tradewinds 2022

BELIZE CITY, Belize (May 9, 2022) U.S. Army Sgt. Austin Gutherman, a crew chief assigned to 1st Battalion 228th Aviation Regiment Joint Task Force Bravo, checks for airborne contacts during a medical evacuation exercise over Belize City, Belize during exercise Tradewinds 2022, May 9, 2022. Tradewinds 2022 is a multinational exercise designed to expand the Caribbean region’s capability to mitigate, [Read More …]

SULU SEA (Jan. 31, 2022) Landing craft, air cushion attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 departs the well deck of Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during well deck operations in support of Marine Exercise Philippines (MAREX PH), Jan. 31, 2022. MAREX PH demonstrates U.S. commitment to the region and our long-standing treaty allies. We seek to build enduring, mutually beneficial relationships and invest in training to ensure a Free and Open-Indo Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Wesley Richardson)
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USS Essex Underway Operations

SULU SEA (Jan. 31, 2022) Landing craft, air cushion attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 departs the well deck of Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during well deck operations in support of Marine Exercise Philippines (MAREX PH), Jan. 31, 2022. MAREX PH demonstrates U.S. commitment to the region and our long-standing treaty allies. We seek to [Read More …]

220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Conducts Flight Operations in South China Sea

220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. [Read More …]

220105-N-DH793-1889 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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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

220105-N-DH793-1889 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 …]

PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), front, Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), back left, and America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) sail in formation through the Philippine Sea, Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Strike Groups, Essex and America Amphibious Ready Groups, alongside Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, are conducting training to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz)
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U.S. Pacific Fleet Forces, Alongside JMSDF, Participate in Joint Training Exercise

PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), front, Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), back left, and America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) sail in formation through the Philippine Sea, Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Strike [Read More …]

220122-N-IN633-1423 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Aircraft from Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) fly over Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) during training with Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Groups, America and Essex Amphibious Ready Groups, alongside JMSDF, are conducting training to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Jeremy Faller)
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USS Chafee (DDG 90) Participates In Joint Training With Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

220122-N-IN633-1423 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Aircraft from Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) fly over Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) during training with Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units [Read More …]

220123-N-JR318-1225 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 23, 2022) Explosive Ordnance Disposal 2nd Class Samuel Griess, from Sutton, Nebraska, fires an M4A1 carbine during a live-fire exercise on an aircraft elevator aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Jan. 23, 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 Hunter Day)
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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

220123-N-JR318-1225 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 23, 2022) Explosive Ordnance Disposal 2nd Class Samuel Griess, from Sutton, Nebraska, fires an M4A1 carbine during a live-fire exercise on an aircraft elevator aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Jan. 23, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area [Read More …]

220122-N-UP745-2037 Red Sea (Jan. 22, 2022) Sailors fight a simulated bravo fire with an aqueous film forming foam fire hose, during an aircraft firefighting drill on the flight deck aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), January 22. Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Theoplis Stewart II)
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Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of Operations to Help Ensure Maritime Security and Stability in the Middle East Region

220122-N-UP745-2037 Red Sea (Jan. 22, 2022) Sailors fight a simulated bravo fire with an aqueous film forming foam fire hose, during an aircraft firefighting drill on the flight deck aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), January 22. Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the [Read More …]

ATLANTIC OCEAN- Pilots assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 542, prepare to exit AV-8B Harrierson the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Jan. 14, 2022. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are underway conducting a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies the Kearsarge ARG and 22nd MEU’s ability to conduct military operations through joint planning, and execute challenging and realistic scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor Parker)
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Kearsarge Takes Part in COMPTUEX

ATLANTIC OCEAN- Pilots assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 542, prepare to exit AV-8B Harrierson the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Jan. 14, 2022. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are underway conducting a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies [Read More …]