USS Carter Hall Arrives in Bergen, Norway


Story Number: NNS160628-08Release Date: 6/28/2016 10:09:00 AM
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From U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs

BERGEN, Norway (NNS) -- Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) arrived in Bergen, Norway for a scheduled port visit, June 26 to enhance U.S.-Norway relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Baltic region and Europe.

Carter Hall's port visit is both an opportunity to strengthen the partnership between the United States and Norway, and a chance to increase mutual cultural awareness.

Quotes:

"Our arrival to Bergen, Norway brings another opportunity to see a country rich in beauty and history. Engagements such as this strengthen the bonds between the United States and our allies and partners as we work towards mutual goals." - USS Carter Hall Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Tina Dalmau

Quick Facts:

Carter Hall recently finished the exercise BALTOPS 2016. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region.

Carter Hall, homeported at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Norfolk, is on a routine deployment conducting naval operations with allies and partners in the U.S. 6th Fleet's area of operations in order to advance security and stability in Europe.

U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied, joint, and interagency partners, in order to advance U. S. national interests, security and stability in Europe and Africa.

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For more news from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, visit www.navy.mil/local/naveur/.

 
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Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transits through the North Sea Canal enroute to Amsterdam for its second port visit after the ship's participation in exercise BALTOPS 2016.
160621-N-JH384-001 AMSTERDAM (June 21, 2016) Amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transits through the North Sea Canal enroute to Amsterdam for its second port visit after the ship's participation in exercise BALTOPS 2016. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, and demonstrate the capability and resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Julio Martinez Martinez)
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