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USS Carney Departs Palma de Mallorca

June 6, 2017 at 7:48 AM UTC
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Palma de Mallorca, Spain, after a three-day scheduled port visit.

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The ship’s presence in the Mediterranean Sea is a demonstration of our continued commitment to the collective security of the European region.

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Carney last visited Palma de Mallorca in March 2016.

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“Our second visit to Palma de Mallorca was a fantastic repeat of Carney’s first time here in 2016. The crew was able to have some time ashore and take in the rich history and culture of this island. We are very grateful to our Mallorcan hosts whose world-famous hospitality is self-evident.”
-Cmdr. Peter Halvorsen, commanding officer, USS Carney (DDG 64)
Quick Facts: 
While in Palma de Mallorca, Carney Sailors enjoyed Morale, Welfare and Recreation tours as well as the rich history and hospitality of the island.
Palma is a resort city and capital of the Spanish island of Mallorca (Majorca), in the western Mediterranean.
Carney is currently on its third forward deployed naval force ballistic missile defense patrol.
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.
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