U.S. 6th Fleet: Ready, Vigilant, On Watch

April 13, 2020 – Two U.S. 6th Fleet Forward-Deployed Naval Forces-Europe (FDNF-E) destroyers and a P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft are operating simultaneously in different major European Seas, April 13. Rota-based Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 78) and USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) are operating in the Black and Baltic Seas, respectively, while a P-8A Poseidon, assigned to…

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USS Roosevelt Arrives in 6th Fleet

April 14, 2020 – USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet in support of maritime security operations. Roosevelt, named after the 32nd President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor, is the first Flight IIA Forward Deployed Naval Forces-Europe (FDNF-E) destroyer and, following a regional patrol, will complete her homeport shift to Rota, Spain. “Roosevelt is…

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