USNS Laramie joins USS Donald Cook in the Black Sea
The Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) pulls alongside the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) to conduct a replenishment-at-sea Dec. 10, 2018. Mount Whitney, forward-deployed to Gaeta, Italy, operates with a combined crew of U.S. Navy Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners.
Jan. 24, 2021 - The Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO-203) transited into the Black Sea and rendezvoused with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), Jan. 24, 2021.

U.S. Navy Conducts Interoperability with NATO in the Black Sea
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) operates in the Baltic Sea during BALTOPS 2020, June 8. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region, enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations.
Jan. 23, 2021 - The U.S. Navy and NATO Air Command, conducted the first joint maritime and air training mission in the Black Sea for 2021, Jan. 23, 2021.

NSA Souda Bay Receives COVID Vaccine
210111-N-AZ866-0130 NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY SOUDA BAY, Greece (Jan. 11, 2021)

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Zak McBride receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Caleb Newbill at the Branch Health Clinic Souda Bay, Jan. 11, 2021. The vaccine is being administered in phases based on DoD priority levels to reduce the burden of COVID-19 in high-risk populations and simultaneously mitigate risk to military operations. McBride a native of Ellington, Conn. Newbill is a native of Covington, Tenn. NSA Souda Bay is an operational ashore base that enables U.S., allied, and partner nation forces to be where they are needed when they are needed to ensure security and stability in Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelly M. Agee/Released)
Jan. 22, 2021 - NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY SOUDA BAY, Greece (Jan. 11, 2021) – Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece, received an initial allocation of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines on Jan. 9.

Frontline Workers at Naval Station Rota, Spain Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jan. 15, 2021) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Keira Woodward receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Hospitalman Anastasia Kennedy at Flix Theater, Naval Station Rota, Spain, on 15 January 2021. U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Rota has begun administering the vaccine to frontline healthcare and first responders as part of the vaccination campaign. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Carpenter)
Jan. 22, 2021 - Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota, Spain, personnel began receiving the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Rota, Spain, Jan 15. The hospital began administering the vaccine to personnel on a voluntary basis, using a phased prioritization strategy implemented by the Department of Defense and national prioritization guidance, beginning first with frontline healthcare and first responder personnel.

USNS Trenton and Tunisian Navy Exercise Maritime Security Capabilities
The expeditionary fast transport USNS Trenton (T-EPF 5) participates in a photo exercise with the expeditionary sea base Hershel
Jan. 21, 2021 - Military Sealift Command Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS Trenton (T-EPF 5) and Tunisian Navy partners conducted joint maritime operations to enhance maritime security, critical lifesaving capabilities, and Tunisia's ability to protect its maritime borders, Jan. 18-21, 2021.

USS Donald Cook Conducts Interoperability Exercises with Italian Navy
Italian Frigate Carlo Margottini (F592) conducted combined training with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), Jan. 18, 2021.
Jan. 20, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conducted an interoperability exercise with the Italian Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carlo Margottini (F592) and two Italian AV-8B Harrier aircraft, Jan. 16, 2021.