9 months ago
The return of great power competition, emphasizes the imperative of maintaining maritime superiority. Great power competition increases risks to U.S. security and prosperity and requires the U.S. Navy to be prepared for great power conflict.
"The Navy is to serve as America's primary forward deployed force, the most limber and flexible force that we have for a multiple of things, but primarily when if comes to the top issues of keeping the arteries of commerce open on the high seas, the presence factor of American Power around the globe, keeping peace through presence, and when needed, the ability to provide the kinetic actions to suppress and or conquer foes"
- Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John M. Richardson, USN
Produced by the U.S. Navy Band - Music - "Over the Whale's Acre" By Musician 1st Class Andrew J. Skaggs