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U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC)

USS The Sullivans Transits the Strait of Gibraltar

by U.S. Sixth Fleet Public Affairs
17 December 2023

221104-N-RT917-1025 BAB AL-MANDEB (Nov. 4, 2022) Guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) transits the Bab al-Mandeb, Nov. 4. The Sullivans is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g Kelly Harris)
221104-N-RT917-1025 BAB AL-MANDEB (Nov. 4, 2022) Guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) transits the Bab al-Mandeb, Nov. 4. The Sullivans is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g Kelly Harris)
221104-N-RT917-1025 BAB AL-MANDEB (Nov. 4, 2022) Guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) transits the Bab al-Mandeb, Nov. 4. The Sullivans is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g Kelly Harris)
221104-N-RT917-1025
221104-N-RT917-1025 BAB AL-MANDEB (Nov. 4, 2022) Guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) transits the Bab al-Mandeb, Nov. 4. The Sullivans is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g Kelly Harris)
Photo By: Lt.j.g. Kelly Harris
VIRIN: 221104-N-RT917-1025
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea to conduct operations in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations, Dec. 17, 2023.

The Sullivans presence demonstrates our commitment, flexibility and capability to operate throughout the region.

Headquartered in Naples, Italy, NAVEUR-NAVAF operates U.S. naval forces in the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) areas of responsibility. U.S. Sixth Fleet is permanently assigned to NAVEUR-NAVAF, and employs maritime forces through the full spectrum of joint and naval operations.

For more than 80 years, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-U.S. Naval Forces Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) has forged strategic relationships with our Allies and partners, leveraging a foundation of shared values to preserve security and stability.


 
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