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Status of the Fleet: USS Carney in Villefranche sur Mer, France

January 22, 2017 at 9:25 AM UTC
U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs

VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER, France (Jan. 20, 2017) - A reception was held aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) in Villefranche sur Mer, France to enhance U.S.-France relations and participate in commemorative events honoring 50th anniversary of the years during the 1950's and 1960's during which the U.S. 6th Fleet was based in Villefranche sur Mer, France.

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"France is one of the United States' oldest and strongest allies. We have the same professional dedication, fighting spirit, and resilience to ensure we are ready to fight and win if called upon. The national and military partnerships are felt on a personal level here in Villefranche sur Mer."

- Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet Vice Adm. Christopher Grady

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