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The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) transits the Ionian Sea during the NATO-led vigilance activity Neptune Strike 22.2 (NEST 22.2), Oct. 25, 2022.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) arrived in Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 2, 2022, marking the completion of the ship’s participation in the Finnish Navy Command-led exercise Freezing Winds 22.Headquartered in Naples, Italy, NAVEUR-NAVAF operates U.S. naval forces in the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) areas of responsibility. U.S. Sixth Fleet is permanently assigned to NAVEUR-NAVAF, and employs maritime forces through the full spectrum of joint and naval operations.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) arrived in Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 2, 2022, marking the completion of the ship’s participation in the Finnish Navy Command-led exercise Freezing Winds 22.Headquartered in Naples, Italy, NAVEUR-NAVAF operates U.S. naval forces in the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) areas of responsibility. U.S. Sixth Fleet is permanently assigned to NAVEUR-NAVAF, and employs maritime forces through the full spectrum of joint and naval operations.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) arrived in Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 2, 2022, marking the completion of the ship’s participation in the Finnish Navy Command-led exercise Freezing Winds 22.Headquartered in Naples, Italy, NAVEUR-NAVAF operates U.S. naval forces in the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) areas of responsibility. U.S. Sixth Fleet is permanently assigned to NAVEUR-NAVAF, and employs maritime forces through the full spectrum of joint and naval operations.
Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee, center left, commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, discusses leadership and maritime warfighting during the Commander, Task Force (CTF) Commanders Conference onboard Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Nov. 30, 2022.
Adm. Stuart B. Munsch, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) and commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, discusses priorities, leadership, and maritime warfighting during the Commander, Task Force (CTF) Commanders Conference onboard Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Nov. 30, 2022.
Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee, center left, commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, discusses leadership and maritime warfighting during the Commander, Task Force (CTF) Commanders Conference onboard Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Nov. 30, 2022.
Adm. Stuart B. Munsch, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) and commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, discusses priorities, leadership, and maritime warfighting during the Commander, Task Force (CTF) Commanders Conference onboard Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, Nov. 30, 2022.
Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee, right, commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, discusses leadership and maritime warfighting with U.S. Navy leadership during the Commander, Task Force (CTF) Commanders Conference aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in Naples, Italy, Nov. 30, 2022.
Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee, right, commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, discusses leadership and maritime warfighting with U.S. Navy leadership during the Commander, Task Force (CTF) Commanders Conference aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in Naples, Italy, Nov. 30, 2022.
HMS Albion (L14) an amphibious transport dock of the Royal Navy and ESPS Cristóbal Colón (F-105) the last ship of the Álvaro de Bazán-class of air defense frigates attached to SNMG2 completes Dynamic Guard.
WALVIS BAY, Namibia (Nov. 25, 2022) Capt. Michael Concannon, former commanding officer of the expeditionary sea base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4), salutes the sideboys as he enters a change of command ceremony in the hangar bay November 25, 2022. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., Allied and Partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conner D. Blake/Released)
WALVIS BAY, Namibia (Nov. 25, 2022) U.S. Navy Honor Guard Sailors parade the colors during a change of command ceremony aboard the expeditionary sea base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) November 25, 2022. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., Allied and Partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conner D. Blake/Released)
WALVIS BAY, Namibia (Nov. 25, 2022) U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet Chaplain, Lt. Ryan Khan, delivers the benediction during a change of command ceremony in the hangar bay of the expeditionary sea base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) November 25, 2022. Hershel "Woody" Williams is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., Allied and Partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conner D. Blake/Released)
The Italian Navy Destroyer ITS Andrea Doria (D 533), front, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), and the Italian Navy Carlo Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere (F 593), transit through the Strait of Messina Nov. 26, 2022.
Cmdr. Brian Conlan, navigator of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), and Italian Navy Lt. Cmdr Cosimo Andria, operations officer of the the Italian Navy Carlo Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere (F 593), plot course of the George H.W. Bush through the Strait of Messina, Nov. 26, 2022.
U.S. Embassy Rome Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Shawn Crowley speaks during a reception for local military and civilian leaders, honoring the U.S.–Italian relationship aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a scheduled port visit, Nov. 29, 2022.
From left to right, Italian Head of Navy Adm. Enrico Credendino, Vice Adm. Thomas E. Ishee, commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, and Italian Ministry of Defense Strategic Advisor Prof. Andrea Margelleti, pose for a photo after a reception for local military and civilian leaders, honoring the U.S.–Italian relationship aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a scheduled port visit, Nov. 29, 2022.
Culinary Specialists assigned to USS George H. W. Bush, pose for a photo with Adm. Stuart Munsch, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) and Allied Joint Forces Command Naples, and Capt. Dave Pollard, Commanding Officer, George H. W. Bush, after a reception for local military and civilian leaders, honoring the U.S.–Italian relationship aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a scheduled port visit, Nov. 29, 2022.
Culinary Specialists pose for a photo after a reception held for local military and civilian leaders, honoring the U.S.–Italian relationship aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during a scheduled port visit, Nov. 29, 2022.