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USS Porter (DDG 78)

USS Porter Conducts Replenishment-at-Sea with Turkish Navy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) received fuel and supplies during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) Aug. 19, 2017, from Turkish replenishment oiler TCG YB. Kudret (A 595) in the Black Sea.

USS Porter Holds Change of Command

Cmdr. John V. Tobin relieved Cmdr. Andria L. Slough as commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) at a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 27, 2017.

Commander Craig Trent

CDR Craig Trent

CDR Craig Trent was commissioned in 2000 from the U. S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

USS Porter Completes Patrol; Returns to Rota

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) returned to Naval Station Rota following the completion of its third forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol, April 11, 2017.

Ross, Porter conduct TLAM strikes into Syria

The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Porter (DDG 78) conducted a cruise missile strike against Shayrat airfield in western Syria April 7, 2017 while operating in the Mediterranean Sea. The ships objectively coordinated flight paths in to order strike targets simultaneously, launching a combined total of 59 Tomahawk land attack missiles into Syria.

 

Ross, Porter commanding officers receive phone calls from president

April 9, 2017, the commanding officers of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Porter (DDG 78) received phone calls from President Donald J. Trump.
 

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Ross and Porter Fire Tomahawk Missiles into Syria

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (April 7, 2017) Guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 78) and USS Ross (DDG 71) conducted strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7, 2017.

Exercise Dynamic Manta 2017 Begins

MEDITERRANEAN SEA – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) began participation in the multilateral Allied Maritime Command  anti-submarine, anti-surface warfare Exercise Dynamic Manta 2017.

USS Porter Departs Black Sea

BOSPHORUS STRAIT – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea, Feb. 11, 2017 after conducting maritime security operations, theatre security engagements with allies and partners, and participating in the multi-national exercise Sea Shield 2017.

USS Porter Commences at-sea Portion of Exercise Sea Shield 2017

BLACK SEA – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) began the at-sea portion of exercise Sea Shield 2017, Feb. 8 in the Black Sea. Sea Shield is an annual Romania-led multinational exercise in the Black Sea designed to improve interoperability and combat proficiency of participating units.

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