Monrovia, Liberia Naples, Italy Varna, Bulgaria Djibouti, Djibouti

6th Fleet Flag Ship Sailors Complete Maintenance, Volunteer in Genoa

Release Date: 04/19/2013
GENOA, Italy – The U.S. 6th Fleet flag ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) completed a two-month maintenance period at San Giorgio del Porto shipyard, Apr. 15.



Multinational Planners Ensure Successful Exercise

Release Date: 04/12/2013
KEIL, Germany - Representatives from 10 nations met to plan the 41st Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) at the naval base in Kiel, Germany, Apr. 9-11.



Libyan Military Leaders Visit Naples to Discuss Maritime Security

Release Date: 04/09/2013
NAPLES, Italy - Leaders from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and U.S. 6th Fleet and the Libyan navy and coast guard, met to discuss maritime security in Naples, Italy, April 3-4.



Africa Partnership Station Brings Medical Practitioners Together

Release Date: 04/08/2013
MANOKA, Cameroon - U.S. and Cameroonian forces wrapped up the last of three consecutive bi-lateral civil-military engagements with the conclusion of a combined health outreach, April 5.



Reserves Support 6th Fleet Logistics

Release Date: 04/08/2013
It’s understandable U.S. Navy logistics is often thought of as a surface Navy game. News abounds of underway replenishment at sea events and Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships delivering vital food, fuel, passengers and cargo to ships deployed in forward operating theaters.





MEDITERRANEAN SEA (April 17, 2013) – A Military Sealift Command civil service mariner assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) makes entry into a space during a simulated fire. Mount Whitney, homeported in Gaeta, Italy, is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and MSC civil service mariners. The civil service mariners perform navigation, deck, engineering and supply service operations, while military personnel aboard support communications, weapons systems and security. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Collin Turner/Released)


MEDITERRANEAN SEA (April 18, 2013) – Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) practice their fire-fighting techniques while underway. Mount Whitney, homeported in Gaeta, Italy, is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and MSC civil service mariners. The civil service mariners perform navigation, deck, engineering and supply service operations, while military personnel aboard support communications, weapons systems and security. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Collin Turner/Released)

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