Returning Expeditionary Medicine to the Arctic Circle
Personnel from U.S. Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command and U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet stow gear as part of the delivery of an Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) to Bogen Bay, Norway, Sept. 25, 2021.
Oct. 25, 2021 - Displaying a commitment to European partners and ensuring that the U.S. Navy has the medical readiness infrastructure to respond to a dynamic security environment, Naval Forces Europe (NAVEUR), in coordination with the U.S...

U.S. Sixth Fleet Participates in Italy’s Mare Aperto exercise
Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conduct replenishment-at-sea operations with the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO-196), Oct. 17, 2021. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its 10th Patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
Oct. 22, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Commander, Task Force 67, and the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) recently...

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Mozambique
A pilot boat approaches the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel
Oct. 15, 2021 - The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB-4) arrived in Maputo, Mozambique for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 15, 2021...

Senior Leadership Symposium held for Exercise Phoenix Express 2021
Military leaders from across Europe, Africa, and the United States as well as several regional and international organizations completed a three-day Senior Leadership Symposium as a continuation of exercise Phoenix Express in Tunis, Tunisia, Sept. 27-29, 2021. Exercise Phoenix Express 2021, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Mediterranean.
Oct. 13, 2021 - Military leaders from across Europe, Africa, and the United States as well as several regional and international organizations completed a three-day Senior Leadership Symposium (SLS) as a continuation of exercise Phoenix...

USS Porter Holds Change of Command Ceremony
The official party renders a salute with the Color Guard during the National Anthem as part of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) change of command ceremony, Oct. 8, 2021. Porter, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its 10th Patrol in the U.S. Sixth fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
Oct. 13, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) held a change of command ceremony on the pier at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Oct. 8, 2021...

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, First ESB to Complete Voyage Repair in South Africa
Information System Technician 2nd Class Nathan A. Milca, right, and Electronics Technician 2nd Class Drake W. Childers perform annual maintenance on the forward house antennae aboard the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel
Oct. 12, 2021 - USS Hershel “Woody” Williams is the first Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) to complete a voyage repair (VR) availability in South Africa, Oct. 11, 2021...