Guided-missile destroyer USS Gettysburg (CG 64) arrived in Toulon, France for a scheduled port visit, April 2.
The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European nations to improve maritime safety and security in the region.
During the visit, Sailors will have the opportunity to meet with the people of France and to experience the rich culture and history the country has to offer.
Gettysburg is on a scheduled deployment as a part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.
Press Release, April 4, 2014; Image: Wikimedia