Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet

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  • Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, delivers remarks during a commemoration ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic in Reykjavik, Iceland, aboard the Icelandic Coast Guard vessel Thor, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6thFleet, headquartered in Naples, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Nelson (Released)  181016-N-WO404-288
  • Gunner's Mate Seaman Mason Mendiola tracks a small boat with a remote operating console for the Mark 38 25 mm machine gun system during a small boat attack drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay (Released)  181015-N-UX013-1033
  • The amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) fires a rolling airframe missile (RAM) during a live-fire missile exercise for the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies the combined Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit's (MEU) planning and execution of challenging and realistic training scenarios. CSG 4 mentors, trains and assesses East Coast units preparing for future deployments.  U.S. Navy photo by Information Systems Technician Seaman Jeanae Torres (Released)  181014-N-NG663-0042
  • Sonar Technician 1st Class Larry Lowe, from Los Angeles, supervises the lowering of a Mark 46 torpedo as it is relocated from the surface-vessel torpedo tubes to the torpedo magazine aboard the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112). Michael Murphy is underway conducting routine operations in the 3rd Fleet area of operations.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin R. Pacheco (Released)  181014-N-NU281-2162
  • Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Juan Alonzo, left, and Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Devon Burch, both assigned to the "Dragon Slayers" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 11, install a rescue hoist on a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Currently operating in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, Harry S. Truman will continue to foster cooperation with regional allies and partners, strengthen regional stability, and remain vigilant, agile and dynamic.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Maxwell Higgins (Released)  181015-N-MQ631-0096
  • An information graphic describing the Navy Deployability Assessment and Assignment Program (DAAP) to improve personnel readiness across the force in accordance with NAVADMIN 239/18.  U.S. Navy graphic (Released)  181004-D-MO260-001

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