- Forces Take to the Field for Sea Breeze 2016
More than 250 multinational military service members participated in the Sea Breeze 2016 land component demonstration at the Shyrokyi Lan training facility in Shyrokyl Lan, Ukraine July 21.
- Sea Breeze 2016
Sea Breeze is a multinational exercise co-hosted by the U.S. and Ukraine Navies with approximately 2,300 personnel from 13 nations participating in this year’s exercise.
- President Obama Visits Naval Station Rota - First U.S. President to Visit in 15 Years
President Barack Obama spoke to more than 2,000 American and Spanish service members and their families during a visit to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 10. During his visit, Obama visited USS Ross (DDG 71) as well as held an all hands call to thank service members. Obama's trip to the naval station marked the first time a U.S. president has visited the installation in 15 years.
The land component of the exercise is designed to showcase the land-based capabilities of NATO allies...
Ross will be participating in the 15th iteration of Sea Breeze, which is an annual exercise held in the...
Spain Minister of Defense Pedro Morenes introduced Obama and thanked both American and Spanish service...
The air component of the exercise is designed to showcase the air-based capabilities of the Ukrainian Naval forces and training conducted by allies, and partners.
While in port Ross plans on hosting a reception as part of Sea Breeze 2016 and conducting a community relations project.
Sea Breeze, now in its 15th iteration, is an air, land and maritime exercise designed to improve maritime safety, security and stability in the Black Sea.
The land component of the exercise is designed to showcase the land-based capabilities of NATO allies and partner nations.
Ross will be participating in the 15th iteration of Sea Breeze, which is an annual exercise held in the Black Sea designed to enhance interoperability and strengthen regional security.
Ross, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, 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.