USS Paul Ignatius Arrives in New Homeport of Rota

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) arrived in her new homeport of Naval Station Rota, Spain, as the U.S. Navy’s newest Forward Deployed Naval Forces–Europe (FDNF-E) destroyer, June 17, 2022. Prior to arriving in Rota, Paul Ignatius operated alongside British, Canadian, French, German, and Norwegian allies as part of exercises Cable Car and Green Light. The ship also…

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USS Porter Completes 10th FDNF-E Patrol

USS Porter (DDG 78) returned to Rota, Spain, after completing its 10th Forward-Deployed Naval Forces Europe (FDNF-E) patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) area of operations, Dec. 10. During the patrol, Porter sailed throughout the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Aegean Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea and Atlantic Ocean, frequently working alongside allies and partners for exercises and operations. “We were successful…

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