- 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.
170315-N-ZE250-135 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain - (March 15, 2017) - USS Carney (DDG 64) departs from Rota, Spain, March 15, 2017. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is beginning its third patrol in the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released)
170315-N-N0901-005 RAMSUND, Norway (March 15, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Jake Keefe, executive officer of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8, transitions between regulators during a simulated emergency procedure under the ice in the austere environment of northern Norway March 15, 2017. U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied, joint and interagency partners in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Brian Stanley/Released)
170313-N- GL340-044 RIJEKA, Croatia (March 13, 2017) Electronics Technician 3rd Class Ryan Arlantico and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Andre Litvin prepare a communications antenna for replacement on the mast of USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) at Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia, March 13, 2017. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship, forward deployed to Gaeta, Italy, operates with a combined crew of U.S. Navy Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Feddersen/Released)
170311-N-HQ940-011 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (March 12, 2017) The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pulls into Naval Station Rota for a scheduled port visit, March 12, 2017. The ship is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in Europe and the Middle East. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Frank Cottone/Released)
170307-N-GL340-010 VICENZA, Italy (March 7, 2017) Fire Controlman 1st Class Jorge Cardona, assigned to USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), uses a firearms training simulator during a sustainment shoot to maintain weapons qualifications at U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, Italy, March 7, 2017. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship, forward deployed to Gaeta, Italy, operates with a combined crew of U.S. Navy Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Feddersen/Released)