U.S. Navy Expeditionary Units Participate in Exercise Northern Coasts 2019
Sept. 19, 2019 - Teams from U.S. Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 deployed from commander, Task Force 68 out of Rota, Spain, and Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 based out of Virginia Beach, Virginia, participated in the annual multinational exercise Northern Coasts 2019, Sept. 4-19, 2019.
USS Porter and EOMDU 8 participate in exercise REP (MUS) 2019
Sept. 18, 2019 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) and members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8 participate in the first Recognized Environmental Picture Augmented by Maritime Unmanned Systems REP (MUS) exercise hosted by the Portuguese Navy in Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 8-20, 2019.
Effective Mine Countermeasure Training at Exercise Northern Coasts 2019
Sept. 16, 2019 - A platoon from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 deployed from Task Force 68 out of Rota, Spain, and a team from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 based out of Virginia Beach, Virginia, are working together during exercise Northern Coasts 2019 to quickly neutralize maritime mine threats and validate the integration of unmanned maritime systems (UMS) and EOD forces at all levels.
Europe’s Top Admiral Highlights French-American Alliance in Paris
Sept. 14, 2019 - Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF), visited Paris to meet with senior French military leaders to discuss the enduring French-American strategic alliance Sept. 12-14, 2019. Foggo also participated in events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris during the trip.