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USS Carney Begins First Forward-Deployed Patrol

November 7, 2015 at 5:55 PM UTC

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov. 7, 2015, to begin its first forward-deployed patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.

Carney’s presence and the ship’s scheduled participation in combined underway tactical exchanges with allies and regional partners will help the United States continue its efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships throughout Europe.

Continue reading for quick facts and additional links…

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov. 7, 2015, to begin its first forward-deployed patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.

Carney’s presence and the ship’s scheduled participation in combined underway tactical exchanges with allies and regional partners will help the United States continue its efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships throughout Europe.

Continue reading for quick facts and additional links…

151107-N-VJ282-029 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) Family members wave to Sailors aboard USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released) 151107-N-VJ282-029 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) Family members wave to Sailors aboard USS Carney (DDG 64) as the ship departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released)

 

Quick Facts:

  • Carney’s patrol will enhance the security in the European theater, while operating in support of NATO ballistic missile defense and Operation Atlantic Resolve.
    • The ship looks to perform numerous missions including maritime security operations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral training exercises, and NATO operations and exercises.
  •  Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe.
  • Carney, the last of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed in the U.S. 6th Fleet, arrived in Rota Sept. 25, 2015.
  • 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.
151107-N-VJ282-040 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) A Sailor assigned to USS Carney (DDG 64) embraces his family prior to departing Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released) 151107-N-VJ282-040 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) A Sailor assigned to USS Carney (DDG 64) embraces his family prior to departing Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released)
151107-N-VJ282-042 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released) 151107-N-VJ282-042 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released)
151107-N-VJ282-051 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released) 151107-N-VJ282-051 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released)
151107-N-VJ282-055 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released) 151107-N-VJ282-055 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Nov. 7, 2015) USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain Nov.7, 2015. Carney, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Dietrick/Released)

 

U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs

Additional Links:

Remarks as Delivered by Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, Adm. Mark Ferguson at the USS Carney Welcome Ceremony, Sept. 25, 2015

USS Carney Joins Other FDNF Ships in Rota, Spain

Six Things You Need to Know About USS Carney (DDG 64)