USS Porter Departs the Black Sea
Aug. 3, 2020 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) began its southbound transit from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 3, 2020, after conducting maritime security operations in the region.
U.S. Navy Conducts Joint Operations with U.S. Air Force in the Black Sea
Aug. 2, 2020 - The Arleigh Burke class, guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), a P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) from Patrol Squadron VP-47, four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Mildenhall, England, and an MQ-9 Reaper assigned to the 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group Detachment 2, Miroslawiec Air Base, Poland, conducted a joint training mission in the Black Sea, Aug. 2, 2020.
USS Roosevelt Earns Arctic Service Ribbon
July 28, 2020 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) earned the Navy Arctic Service Ribbon (NARCS) July 28, 2020, for serving more than 28 days above the Arctic Circle.
Hershel “Woody” Williams Departs for Inaugural Deployment
July 28, 2020 - The Blue Crew of the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) and the ship’s Military Sealift Command Civilian Mariners (CIVMARs) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Jul. 27, on the ship’s inaugural deployment following its commissioning in March.