U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro visited USS Porter (DDG 78) while in port Haifa, Israel, on August 13.
Shapiro had the opportunity to tour the ship, meeting with a full spectrum of Sailors from all of the departments onboard, and seeing firsthand the mission capabilities of Porter.
USS Porter arrived in Haifa upon completion of Reliant Mermaid 15, an exercise between the Israeli Defense Forces and the U.S. Navy.
Reliant Mermaid is an annual maritime search and rescue exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations.
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