USS Gravely Returns Home to Norfolk

USS Gravely (DDG 109) returned to Naval Station Norfolk after a regularly scheduled deployment, June 24. Gravely is the first unit to return from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, which deployed in December. While deployed, U.S. 6th Fleet employed the ship to defend U.S., Allied and partner interests, taking Gravely and her crew throughout a variety of European…

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US & Israeli Navies Begin Exercise Intrinsic Defender

U.S. 5th Fleet and the Israeli Navy kicked off a 10-day maritime exercise March 27 that will take place in and off the coast of Israel. Intrinsic Defender is a bilateral exercise between U.S. and Israeli naval forces. The exercise focuses on maritime security operations, explosive ordnance disposal, health topics and unmanned systems integration. More than 300 U.S. personnel are…

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