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Tag Archives: USS Mount Whitney

Worth A Thousand Words: Water Play

Photo: The U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) quick response team assists a family member use a firefighting hose during a one-day Tiger Cruise from Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Collin Turner/Released)

The U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) quick response team assists a family member use a firefighting hose during a one-day Tiger Cruise from Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5, 2013.

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Worth A Thousand Words: Fist Bump Buddies

U.S. Navy Petty Officers 1st Class Joshua Mathison, left, assigned to USS Mount Whitney, and Jason Pavlica, right, assigned to Naval Criminal Investigative Service Protective Service Operations, play with children at the Centro Laila Orphanage in Mondragone, Italy, Feb. 20, 2013, as part of a Sailor of the Year community service project. The Centro Laila Orphanage shelters and fosters Italian children, as well as children from immigrant families. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian T. Glunt

U.S. Navy Petty Officers 1st Class Joshua Mathison, left, assigned to USS Mount Whitney, and Jason Pavlica, right, assigned to Naval Criminal Investigative Service Protective Service Operations, play with children at the Centro Laila Orphanage in Mondragone, Italy, Feb. 20, 2013, as part of a Sailor of the Year community service project. The Centro Laila Orphanage shelters and fosters Italian …

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Worth A Thousand Words: Go Ahead, Jump. Jump!

Civil service mariner David Prater, a rescue swimmer from USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), jumps from the ship during a swim call in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Mount Whitney, homeported in Gaeta, Italy, is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and MSC civil service mariners. The civil service mariners perform navigation, deck, engineering, laundry …

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Operation Odyssey Dawn: Breaking News in Libya

An international coalition, Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn, began operating together to stem violence against Libyan civilians March 19, conducting air strikes and weapon launches from U.S. Navy,  Air Force and Marine platforms. The strikes are a result of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973,  which is aimed at preventing further attacks on the Libyan population and establishes a no-fly …

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