220120-N-CD319-1003 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 20, 2022) Lt. j.g. Lyneyye Sivells practices firing a LA9P Laser Dazzler aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with 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 Tristan Cookson)
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Laser Dazzler

220120-N-CD319-1003 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 20, 2022) Lt. j.g. Lyneyye Sivells practices firing a LA9P Laser Dazzler aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open [Read More …]

220122-N-EE352-1226 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), left, America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), and Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), transit the Philippine Sea Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Groups, Essex and America Amphibious Ready Groups and 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 Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
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U.S. Pacific Fleet Forces, Alongside JMSDF, Participate in Joint Training Exercise

220122-N-EE352-1226 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), left, America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), and Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), transit the Philippine Sea Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Groups, Essex and America [Read More …]

220121-N-EE352-1403 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 21, 2022) A MV-22B Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares for landing on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 21, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, USS Carl Vinson is conducting training to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Conducts Flight Operations in Philippine Sea

220121-N-EE352-1403 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 21, 2022) A MV-22B Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares for landing on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 21, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, USS Carl Vinson is conducting training to preserve and protect a [Read More …]

EAST CHINA SEA (Jan. 16, 2022) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Elena Gurule, from Rio Rancho, N.M., assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) signals an MH-60 Seahawk Helicopter assigned to the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 to take off from the ship’s flight deck. America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan D. Berlier)
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USS America (LHA 6) Conducts Flight Operations

EAST CHINA SEA (Jan. 16, 2022) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Elena Gurule, from Rio Rancho, N.M., assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) signals an MH-60 Seahawk Helicopter assigned to the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 to take off from the ship’s flight deck. America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is [Read More …]

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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Home Features Content Stories Units Newswire Media Requests 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-DH793-1596 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 …]