- Latest News from Obangame Express 2017
- Exercise Dynamic Manta 2017 Begins
Dynamic Manta is held annually to provide operational training in anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare in order to enhance interoperability and tactical proficiency of participating nations, including France, Norway, Canada, Turkey, Germany, Spain, Greece, Italy and the U.K.
- Latest News from USS Donald Cook
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, Dec. 3, 2016, to begin her fifth forward-deployed patrol in support of ballistic missile defense of Europe and demonstrate the U.S. commitment to collective defense of allies and partners under Operation Atlantic Resolve.
- Latest News from USS Porter
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Rota, Spain Nov. 30, 2016 to begin its regularly scheduled deployment.
DOUALA, Cameroon (March 22, 2017) A member of the Cameroonian rapid response brigade provides security as other members board a vessel to conduct a simulated search during exercise Obangame Express 2017, March 22. Obangame Express, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to enhance the collective capabilities of Gulf of Guinea and West African nations to counter sea-based illicit activity. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold/Released)
170322-N-ME988-096 BOSPHORUS STRAIT (March 22, 2017) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transits the Bosphorus Strait en route to the Mediterranean Sea. The ship is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Darren M. Moore/Released)
COBH, Ireland (March 21, 2017) - USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrives in Cobh, Ireland, March 21, 2017. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)