U.S.-led Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Shark Hunt 21 Kicks off in the Northern Atlantic with allies and partners
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departs Reykjavik, Iceland, July 22, 2021. The ship completed a port visit in Iceland and is scheduled to participate in multi-national, anti-submarine warfare exercise Shark Hunt 21 which kicks off July 23. Roosevelt, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its second patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
July 23, 2021 - Commander, Task Force 69 (CTF-69) kicked off Exercise Shark Hunt 2021, a multi-national anti-submarine warfare exercise being held in the Northern Atlantic, July 23...

Navy Reserve Unit Supports Exercise Sea Breeze 2021 in the Black Sea, Ukraine
Senior leaders of the forces of the land component of Exercise Sea Breeze participate in the closing ceremony in Oleshky Sands, Ukraine, July 10, 2021. Exercise Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise cohosted by the U.S. Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy since 1997. Sea Breeze 2021 is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthens maritime security and peace in the region.
July 22, 2021 - Navy Reserve Maritime Partnership Program Detachment 513 led logistics support for Exercise Sea Breeze 2021, a multi-national maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and Ukraine and co-hosted by U.S. 6th Fleet and the...

Roosevelt Sailors Answer the Nation’s Call
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece, for a logistics and maintenance period, April 14, 2021. Naval Support Activity 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.
July 21, 2021 - Over the last year and a half while the world has been struggling to cope with COVID-19, the U.S. Navy has remained operational and at-sea, eschewing liberty port calls in order to ensure the health and safety of Sailors to...

U.S. Navy destroyer assumes air defense duties as part of Carrier Strike Group 21
HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth pictured at sea for the first time with USS The Sullivans.
With two 65,000 tonne carriers in operational service, Britain has a continuous carrier strike capability, with one vessel always ready to respond to global events at short notice. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Navy)
July 19, 2021 - While operating in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) assumed air defense commander for the United Kingdom Carrier Strike Group (UKCSG) in support of...

USS Roosevelt Arrives in Reykjavik
(July 18, 2021) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) handle line from a tugboat, July 18, 2021. Roosevelt, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its second patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
July 18, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland July 18, 2021, for a scheduled port visit while on patrol in the High North...

USS Ross and USNS Yuma Depart the Black Sea
(July 16, 2021) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transits to the Sea of Marmara, July 16, 2021. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
July 16, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and Military Sealift Command (MSC) Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) began their regularly scheduled southbound transit from...