Newest Episode of CNE-CNA Premier Podcast - On the Horizon
USS Mount Whitney Arrives in Lisbon, Portugal
191113-N-EI510-0374 LISBON, Portugal (Nov. 13, 2019) A Sailor stands watch aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) as the ship makes port in Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 13, 2019. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners.
Nov. 14, 2019 - The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, Nov. 13, for a scheduled port visit.

STRIKFORNATO Completes Exercise Trident Jupiter 2019
191113-N-AS200-2396 LISBON, Portugal (Nov. 13, 2019) Royal Navy Rear Adm. Guy Robinson, deputy commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), addresses members of exercise Trident Jupiter 2019, aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in Lisbon, Nov. 13, 2019. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners.
Nov. 14, 2019 - Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), completed exercise Trident Jupiter 2019 while underway aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Nov. 14, 2019.

USS Mount Whitney and STRIKFORNATO Observe Veterans and Remembrance Day
191111-N-AS200-1214 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 11, 2019) Capt. Cassidy Norman, commanding officer of the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), delivers a Veterans Day message to Sailors, Marines and civil service mariners aboard Mount Whitney, while transiting the Mediterranean Sea Nov. 11, 2019. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners.
Nov. 11, 2019 - Sailors, Marines, civil service mariners and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff members aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), held a combined Veterans Day and Remembrance Day ceremony while transiting the Mediterranean Sea, Nov. 11, 2019.

Luxembourg American Cemetery holds Veterans Day Ceremony
191011-N-DO281-0200 LUXEMBOURG (Nov. 11, 2019) -- Rear Adm. Matthew A. Zirkle, chief of staff, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, delivers remarks during a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, Nov. 11, 2019. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Trey Fowler/Released)
Nov. 11, 2019 - Rear Adm. Matthew A. Zirkle, chief of staff, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, delivered remarks during a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, Nov. 11, 2019.

USS Mount Whitney Commemorates the 244th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps
191110-N-EI510-0393 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 10, 2019) Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Jason Bohm, chief of staff, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKEFORNATO), cuts the cake during the Marine Corps birthday celebration aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in the Mediterranean Sea, Nov. 10, 2019. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners.
Nov. 11, 2019 - Sailors and Marines aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) celebrated the 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corp’s hosted by Brig. Gen. Jason Bohm, chief of staff, Naval Striking and Support Forces (STRIKFORNATO), Nov. 10, 2019.

USS Donald Cook, Royal Moroccan Navy Complete Atlas Handshake
191104-N-BM428-0100 AGADIR, Morocco (Nov. 4, 2019) Cmdr. Kelley T. Jones, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), center left, and Royal Moroccan Navy Commandant la Plau d’arme Col. Maj. Mohammed Adnani, center right, and other U.S. Navy and Royal Moroccan officers pose for a photo during an office call in preparation for exercise Atlas Handshake while in Agadir, Morocco, Nov. 4, 2019. Donald Cook, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its ninth patrol in the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
Nov. 8, 2019 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) participated in exercise Atlas Handshake with the Royal Moroccan Navy, Nov. 4-5, 2019.