200728-N-EI510-0191 GENOA, Italy (July 28, 2020) Command Master Chief Jeffrey M. West inspects the hull of The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during the ships dry dock phase in San Giorgio Del Porto in Genoa, Italy, July, 28, 2020. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy entered its regularly scheduled overhaul to make improvements in order to increase the security and stability of the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Barnes)
U.S. Navy

USS Mount Whitney

200728-N-EI510-0191 GENOA, Italy (July 28, 2020) Command Master Chief Jeffrey M. West inspects the hull of The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during the ships dry dock phase in San Giorgio Del Porto in Genoa, Italy, July, 28, 2020. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy entered its regularly scheduled [Read More …]

200528-N-RG482-0632 NORTH SEA (May 28, 2020) Chaff launched from a MK36 chaff launcher aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) explodes while in the North Sea, May 28, 2020. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy, and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kyle Steckler)
U.S. Navy

Chaff launched from a MK36 chaff launcher aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) explodes

200528-N-RG482-0632 NORTH SEA (May 28, 2020) Chaff launched from a MK36 chaff launcher aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) explodes while in the North Sea, May 28, 2020. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy, and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command [Read More …]

200515-N-BM428-0020 GAETA, Italy (May 15, 2020) The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) sits in port in Gaeta, Italy, May 15, 2020. Mount Whitney is currently practicing social distancing and other protective measures in response to COVID-19. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Damon Grosvenor)
U.S. Navy

USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) – Blue Ridge-class command and control ship

200515-N-BM428-0020 GAETA, Italy (May 15, 2020) The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) sits in port in Gaeta, Italy, May 15, 2020. Mount Whitney is currently practicing social distancing and other protective measures in response to COVID-19. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, and operates with a combined crew of [Read More …]