- Status of the Fleet: Patrol Squadron 45 Conducts P-8A Qualification Training
- USS Ross Returns to Rota
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to Rota, Spain after conducting a four month long patrol that began in July 2016.
- U.S. 6th Fleet / Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO Welcomes New Commander
- USS Wasp Pulls Into Souda Bay After Four Months at Sea
Since Aug. 1 the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit had been conducting precision air strikes against Daesh targets in Sirte, Libya, from Wasp as part of Operation Odyssey Lightning to support Libyan Government of National Accord-aligned forces fighting there.
Mavi Balina 16 is a Turkish-led maritime exercise involving NATO and regional forces in the Eastern...
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 17, 2016) Cmdr. Jason Williamson, commander, Patrol Squadron 45, left, and Lt....
Ross took part in Exercise Sea Breeze 2016 and were attached to the Charles de Gaulle strike group in...
Mavi Balina 16 is a Turkish-led maritime exercise involving NATO and regional forces in the Eastern Mediterranean to improve interoperability and proficiency in anti-submarine warfare scenarios.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 17, 2016) Cmdr. Jason Williamson, commander, Patrol Squadron 45, left, and Lt. Bob Valentich, fly a P-8A Poseidon aircraft during a qualification training, Nov. 17, 2016. U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval...
Ross took part in Exercise Sea Breeze 2016 and were attached to the Charles de Gaulle strike group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, it spent 127 days on patrol in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, conducting 9 port calls while deployed.
Carney’s visit strengthened existing maritime relationships between U.S. 6th Fleet and regional allies.
The ship’s presence in the Mediterranean is a demonstration of the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to NATO and the collective security of the European region.
Keskin met with Cmdr. Peter Halvorsen, commanding officer, USS Carney, while they observed deck landing qualifications with a Turkish Navy SH-70 helicopter.