200215-N-CJ510-0065.JPG Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrea Rumple/Released

Feb 20, 2020
MEDITERRANEAN SEA - MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Feb. 15, 2020) – Counter-Admiral Aussedat, commanding officer of the Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group, right, lands on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) from a French Marine Nationale AS365 Dauphin helicopter, Feb. 15, 2020. Ross is providing multi-warfare defense support to Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea conducting operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its ninth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.


This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at , which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.

Back to Gallery