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USS Mitscher (DDG 57) flies the chief petty officer flag during a maneuvering exercise as part of UNITAS 48-07.
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ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 6, 2007) - USS Mitscher (DDG 57) flies the chief petty officer flag during a maneuvering exercise as part of UNITAS 48-07. Navies from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Spain and the United States are participating in UNITAS Atlantic 48-2007 from May 2-13 off the coast of Argentina. UNITAS is a combined South American- and U.S.-sponsored annual exercise that incorporates forces from several participating nations. Argentina is hosting this years Atlantic phase. UNITAS enables the assembled forces to organize and conduct combined naval operations in a multinational task force and test its responsiveness to a variety of maritime scenarios. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lenny M. Francioni

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