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USS Porter Departs Naval Station Rota, Begins Fifth FDNF Patrol
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin its fifth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, April 2, 2018.
"We are excited to be heading out on our fifth patrol. The crew has completed a lot of hard work and training while we were in port over the last four months, and the ship is ready to meet all tasking.”
Cmdr. John V. Tobin, commanding officer, USS Porter