SOUTH CHINA SEA (July 9, 2018)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199). Mustin is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo…

BOSPHORUS STRAIT (July 6, 2018)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the Bosphorus Strait, July 6, 2018. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fifth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa….

EASTPORT, Maine (July 2, 2018)

Sailors man the rails on the foc’sle of the Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) during a sea and anchor evolution. McFaul is currently conducting a port call in Eastport, Maine, to participate in the July 4th celebration. U.S. Navy photo by…

KIEL, Germany (June 21, 2018)

Cmdr. Mary Devine, left, executive officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), and Yeoman 3rd Class Devon Cota, from Houston, stand lookout watch as the ship departs Kiel, Germany, following a scheduled port visit, June 21, 2018. Bainbridge, homeported at Naval…

DANISH STRAITS (June 21, 2018)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) transits the Danish Straits, June 21, 2018. Bainbridge, homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa….

PORTLAND Ore., (June 7, 2018)

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) man the rails as the ship arrives in Portland, Ore., while the David Campbell fireboat sprays red, white and blue water alongside during the Rose Festival and Portland Fleet Week. The festival and…

KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (June 3, 2018)

Lt. j.g. Angela Cleveland, from Washington, D.C., stands watch on the bridge of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) while departing Klaipeda, Lithuania, during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018, June 3, 2018. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 28, 2018)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) launches a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) in the Virginia Capes operating area as part of an exercise to test the ship’s ability to defend against a close-in aerial attack. The Sullivans deployed with the…

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 27, 2018)

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) prepare to chock and chain an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter as it lands on the flight deck of the ship, May 27, 2018. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fifth patrol…