190726-N-UB406-0175.JPG Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cameron Stoner)

Aug 4, 2019
ROTA, Spain - 190726-N-UB406-0175 ROTA, Spain (July 26, 2019) Quartermaster Seaman Apprentice John Laine raises the NATO flag aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) as the ship assumes the duties of flagship for Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1). Gridley is underway on a regularly-scheduled deployment as the flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 to conduct maritime operations and provide a continuous maritime capability for NATO in the northern Atlantic.


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