190424-N-OM854-2675.JPG Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Grant G. Grady

Apr 30, 2019
Mediterranean Sea - The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), the French Marine Nationale frigate FS Languedoc (D 653), the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8), the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay,and the British Royal Navy defense destroyer HMS Duncan (D 37) sail in formation in the Mediterranean Sea, April 24, 2019. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3 and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 are conducting dual carrier operations, providing opportunity for two strike groups to work together alongside key allies and partners in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. John C. Stennis is underway in the Mediterranean Sea as part of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) deployment in support of maritime security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.


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