Nov 18, 2021
BLACK SEA - The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Arliegh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78), and Bulgarian Frigate Gordi (BGS 43) perform ship manuvering exercises in the Black Sea, Nov 4, 2021. Mount Whitney, forward deployed to Gaeta, Italy operates with a combined crew of Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.


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