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USS Ross Departs on Sixth FDNF Patrol
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, Jan. 8, 2018 to begin its sixth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
“After a challenging and productive in-port period, Team Ross is excited to be back on mission in the European Theater of Operations. As we begin our sixth FDNF patrol, we look forward to building relations with our NATO allies and performing any national tasking assigned to us.”
-Command Master Chief Richard L. James Jr., Command Master Chief of USS Ross