Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th MEU

02/13/2019
The Essex ARG/13th MEU is a flexible and persistent Navy-Marine Corps team deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operation in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic…

USS Essex and Stennis Carrier Strike Group 

12/24/2018
The Essex Amphibious Ready Group and the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group are conducting integrated operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. [maxgallery id="122190"] 12.13.2018 Photo…

USS America and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Return Home 2018

06/01/2018
The Marines and Sailors of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and America Amphibious Ready Group return home after completing a seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Horn of Africa, Middle East and Mediterranean, this is their deployment video. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Hannah Perkins) PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 2, 2018)…

USS Laboon Operations in the Mediterranean

05/20/2015
05/18/2015: USS Laboon Operations in the Mediterranean  MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 13, 2015) [maxgallery id="77630"] Credit:U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet:5/13/15 Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Marcus Jones, from Anderson, S.C., uses hand signals to direct an Israeli helicopter during flight operations aboard USS Laboon (DDG 58) May 13, 2015. Laboon, an…

Noble Justification 2014: Enhancing NATO’s Maritime Response Capability

11/01/2014
11/01/2014: Directed by NATO Maritime Command at Northwood, UK, this multinational exercise in the Mediterranean brings together no fewer than 23 vessels and some 5,000 personnel from 14 different NATO and partners nations. Headed by the Spanish flagship Castilla, warships, submarines, combat aircraft, helicopters and amphibious assault craft are training…

Royal Canadian Navy Conducts Mooring Maneuver in the Mediterranean

08/17/2014
08/17/2014: Canadian Sailors aboard the HMCS Summerside conduct a Mediterranean Mooring maneuver during exercise Tradewinds at Las Calderas Naval Base, Dominican Republic, June 19, 2014. Tradewinds 2014 is a joint combined exercise conducted in order to build partner nation counter-transnational organized crime missions and humanitarian aid and disaster response operations…

USS Nimitz and USS Mount Whitney Operations in the Med

12/23/2013
12/23/2013: In this slideshow, the USS Nimitz and the USS Mount Whitney are seen operating in the Mediterranean. [slidepress gallery='uss-nimitz-operations-in-the-med']  Credit: Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:10/24/13 In the first photo, the U.S. 6th Fleet command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), foreground, and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68)…