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USS Ross Enters Black Sea
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) entered the Black Sea Feb. 16, 2018, to conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional maritime stability, as well as strengthen combined readiness and naval capability among NATO allies and partners.
“We’re committed to building strong relationships here in the Black Sea region, which are crucial to peace and stability. Our presence here bolsters confidence and reassures allies of our commitment to security in the region.”
- Cmdr. Bryan S. Gallo, commanding officer, USS Ross