CTF 63 Welcomes a New Commodore
Capt. Kenneth S. Pickard, right, relieves Capt. Frank E. Okata, left, as Commodore, Commander, Task Force 63, during a change of command ceremony held at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Jan. 21, 2022. U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests, security and stability in Europe and Africa.
Jan. 24, 2022 - Commander, Task Force 63/Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa (CTF-63/MSCEURAF) held a change of command ceremony onboard Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Jan. 21, 2022...

NATO Kicks Off Vigilance Activity Neptune Strike 2022
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), and the Royal Norwegian Navy Frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310) participate in a passing exercise with the Tunisian offshore patrol vessel Hannon (P612) and La Combatante III class fast patrol boat Tunis (502) in the Mediterranean Sea, Dec. 20, 2021. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security, and defend U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa.
Jan. 24, 2022 - Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) and U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) commenced NATO-led activity Neptune Strike 2022 from the SIXTHFLT flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Jan. 24...

Waypoints and Ways Ahead:NSF Redzikowo Moves Aboard
Master-at-Arms Seaman Recruit Jon Ramos, from the Bay Area, assigned to Naval Support Facility Redzikowo, moves into Multipurpose Facility onboard NSF Redzikowo, Jan. 11, 2022. NSF Redzikowo is the Navy's newest installation with the mission of supporting Aegis Ashore in missile defense and building relationships with the Polish people.
Jan. 21, 2022 - As a key milestone toward full operational capability, Sailors assigned to Naval Support Facility (NSF) Redzikowo completed crew move aboard, Jan. 20, 2022...

USCGC Thetis visits Cabo Verde
The crew from USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) welcomed United States Ambassador to Cabo Verde Jeff Daigle aboard to meet with leadership and tour the ship January 14, 2022. The U.S. Coast Guard is conducted a routine deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations, working alongside Allies, building maritime domain awareness, and sharing best practices with partner nation navies and coast guards.
Jan. 18, 2022 - United States Coast Guard Famous-class medium endurance cutter USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) completed their deployment to the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations with a port visit and a series of engagements with U.S. Embassy...

Military and Civilian Divers Conduct Underwater Search Training in Cyprus
Divers from Underwater Construction Team One explain the procedures and application for utilizing remotely operated vehicles (ROV) in underwater search and recovery operations to Cypriot Navy and Police divers. U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa.
Jan. 13, 2022 - A composite team of professional divers assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet (NAVEUR-NAVAF-SIXTHFLT) completed a week of underwater search and rescue (SAR) training at the Naval Base Lieutenant General...

U.S., Spain, Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea
A Migrant raft spotted by U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Thetis (WMEC 910), Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Glen Harris (WPC 1144), and the Moroccan Coast Guard during a rescue operation in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 5, 2021. U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa.
Jan. 7, 2022 - On Jan. 5, 2022, the United States, Spain, and Morocco collaborated to rescue 103 migrants 40 nautical miles west of the Moroccan coast...