The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) entered U.S. 6th Fleet’s area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe Feb. 17, 2015.
While on deployment, Laboon will interact with allied and partner nations, highlighting U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet’s commitment and emphasis to partnerships and forward operating. It will also conduct several port visits while in U.S. 6th Fleet’s area of operation.
Laboon, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations with allies and partners in the U.S. 6th Fleet 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 and security and stability in Europe and Africa.
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