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A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws a mooring line to the pier as the ship prepares to moor in its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk.

A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws ...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) A Sailor aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) throws a mooring line to the pier as the ship prepares to moor in its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. The Ross retu... more

Nearly 300 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) return to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. Ross returned after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Active Endeavour (OAE).

Nearly 300 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 7...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) Nearly 300 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) return to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. Ross returned after a six-month deployment in support of Operat... more

Almost 300 crew members aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk.

Almost 300 crew members aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2000) Almost 300 crew members aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. The Ross returned after a six-month deployment in suppor... more

Gunner�s Mate 1st Class Steve Harless and Chief Gunner�s Mate Reggie Parker assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) take aim at the ship�s rigid hull inflatable boat.

Gunner�s Mate 1st Class Steve Harless and Chief Gunner�s Mate Reggie P...

Gulf of Lion (Sep. 28, 2006) Gunners Mate 1st Class Steve Harless and Chief Gunners Mate Reggie Parker assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the flagship for Standing NATO Maritime Group T... more

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Justin Tinkey and Boatswain�s Mate Seaman Joshua Hermes assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), maintain course.

Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Justin Tinkey and Boatswain�s Mate Seaman J...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 02, 2006) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Justin Tinkey and Boatswains Mate Seaman Joshua Hermes assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the flagship for Standing NATO Maritime ... more

A French navy Alouette III Helicopter from the French support ship FS Marne (A630) takes off from the flight deck aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

A French navy Alouette III Helicopter from the French support ship FS ...

Gulf of Lion (Oct. 04, 2006) A French navy Alouette III Helicopter from the French support ship FS Marne (A630) takes off from the flight deck aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is the flag... more

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk. Ross, part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, was deploye... more

Engineman 2nd Class Heidi Friedman embraces her mother at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Engineman 2nd Class Heidi Friedman embraces her mother at the homecomi...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Engineman 2nd Class Heidi Friedman embraces her mother at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The ship and her crew are returning from deploy... more

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk. Ross, part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, was deploye... more

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Mark Corradi greets his family at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Mark Corradi greets his family at the home...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) Damage Controlman 3rd Class Mark Corradi greets his family at the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The ship and her crew are returning from de... more

The daughter of a Sailor holds a sign welcoming her father back during the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

The daughter of a Sailor holds a sign welcoming her father back during...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 06, 2006) The daughter of a Sailor holds a sign welcoming her father back during the homecoming ceremony for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The ship and her crew are returni... more

Children from the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) receives a tour of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) at Naval Station Norfolk.

Children from the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) receives a t...

Norfolk, Va. (Dec. 19, 2006) Children from the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) receives a tour of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) at Naval Station Norfolk. Hampton Roads Chief Petty Offic... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritime security operations.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station N...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group in support of maritime secur... more

A tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) away from the pier as the ship departs for a six-month deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

A tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) away ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Feb. 20, 2008) A tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) away from the pier as the ship departs for a six-month deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group. ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) to conduct a replenishment at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the Mi...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 21, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls along side the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) to conduct a replenishment at ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 21, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group. The strike group is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) leads the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) leads the guided-mi...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) leads the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the dock landing... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Oc...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a scheduled deployment as part of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group supporting maritime securi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams with other ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams with other ships...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) steams with other ships of the Nassau Expeditionary Strike Group during a transit of the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), right, breaks formation with the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) during a transit of the Atlantic Ocean.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), right, breaks form...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), right, breaks formation with the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc waves an SH-60 Seahawk in for a landing onto the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc waves an SH-60 Seahawk in fo...

Atlantic Ocean (Feb. 25, 2008) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc waves an SH-60 Seahawk in for a landing onto the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is part of the Nassa... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) attempt to hook cargo nets to an SH-60 Seahawk during a vertical replenishment.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) attempt ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 28, 2008) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) attempt to hook cargo nets to an SH-60 Seahawk during a vertical replenishment. Ross is part of the Nassau expedition... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 04, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG-71) prepares to refuel with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Ross is deployed to th... more

Two Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) battle it out on an inflatable jousting mat during a steel beach picnic.

Two Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) batt...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 09, 2008) Two Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) battle it out on an inflatable jousting mat during a steel beach picnic. Ross is deployed with the Nassau Expe... more

Supply Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) stands in formation of the Blue

Supply Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 22, 2008) Supply Department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) stands in formation of the Blue "E" that they were awarded for the eighth straight year. Ross is on a sc... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected re...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected re...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) performs a connected replenishment (CONREP) to receive mail and supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oi... more

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with an SH-60 Seahawk.

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with an SH-60 Seahawk. Ross is operating as part of the Nas... more

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with a SH-60 Seahawk.

The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Mar. 24, 2008) The flight deck crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) perform helicopter in-flight refueling (HIFR) with a SH-60 Seahawk. Ross is operating as part of the Nass... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) load torpedoes into the torpedo tubes on the ship's aft missile deck.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) loa...

RED SEA (Mar. 30, 2008) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) load torpedoes into the torpedo tubes on the ship's aft missile deck. Ross is one of six vessels assigned to the Nassau... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) watches the probe at refueling station 4 during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo, ammunition ship USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) watches ...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 04, 2008) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) watches the probe at refueling station 4 during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo, amm... more

The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams through the Gulf in a ridged-hull inflatable boat to approach fishing dhows during approach operations.

The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-miss...

PERSIAN GULF (Apr. 24, 2008) The visit, board, search, and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) steams through the Gulf in a ridged-hull inflatable boat to assist fishing dhow... more

An SH-60 Seahawk prepares to retrieve food and supplies during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

An SH-60 Seahawk prepares to retrieve food and supplies during a verti...

PERSIAN GULF (May. 09, 2008) An SH-60 Seahawk prepares to retrieve food and supplies during a vertical replenishment on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is part the Nassau... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the frigate USS Curts (FFG 38), the fast-attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714), Pakistani Navy ships PNS Badr (D-184), PNS Shahjahan (D-186), and PNS Nasr (A-47) participate in a photography exercise.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the frigate USS Curts ...

ARABIAN SEA (May. 15, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the frigate USS Curts (FFG 38), the fast-attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714), Pakistani Navy ships PNS Badr (D-184), PNS Shahjahan ... more

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc directs an SH-60 Seahawk that is preparing to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc directs an SH-60 Seahawk tha...

PERSIAN GULF (May. 24, 2008) Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Brandley Sinoc directs an SH-60 Seahawk that is preparing to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is a member o... more

Command Master Chief Gregg Snaza presents Cmdr. Paul Stader with a shadow box during change of command ceremony aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71.

Command Master Chief Gregg Snaza presents Cmdr. Paul Stader with a sha...

MANAMA, Bahrain (Jun. 03, 2008) Command Master Chief Gregg Snaza presents Cmdr. Paul Stader with a shadow box during change of command ceremony aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71. Stader relie... more

Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), takes position during a change of command ceremony  aboard aboard the ship.

Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer ...

MANAMA, Bahrain (Jun. 03, 2008) Cmdr. Paul Stader, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), takes position during a change of command ceremony aboard aboard the ship. Stader relieve... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) during a replenishment at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to pull alongs...

GULF OF ADEN (Jun. 09, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) during a replenishment at sea.... more

Family and friends of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wait for the ship's return to Naval Station Norfolk.

Family and friends of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS ...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Family and friends of Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) wait for the ship's return to Naval Station Norfolk following a five-month deployment. Ross deplo... more

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Richard S. Martin, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), holds his son for the first time.

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Richard S. Martin, assigned to the gui...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jul. 11, 2008) Operations Specialist 2nd Class Richard S. Martin, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), holds his son for the first time during a homecoming celebration follo... more

FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 19, 2010) The German navy air defense frigate FGS Hessen (F221), right, breaks formation to cruise past the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), left, the guid... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) cruise in a formation.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the aircraft carrie...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 23, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) cruise in a formation. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and the Harry S.... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier as the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), in background, also returns to Naval Station No... more

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Matt Tannehill kisses his 5-month-old son during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Matt Tannehill kisses his 5-month-old son du...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Matt Tannehill kisses his 5-month-old son during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is returning from a seven-mo... more

A Tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to the pier as the ship returns to Naval Station Norfolk.

A Tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to th...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) A Tug boat guides the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) to the pier as the ship returns to Naval Station Norfolk. Ross is returning from a seven-month deployment supporting Oper... more

Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Matthew Mosely receives the traditional first kiss from his wife during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Matthew Mosely re...

NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Matthew Mosely receives the traditional first kiss from his wife during a homecoming celebration for the guided-missile destroyer USS... more

 Sailors assigned to USS Constitution, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), and Naval Operational Support Center Quincy

Sailors assigned to USS Constitution, the guided-missile destroyer US...

BOSTON (Mar. 20, 2011) Sailors assigned to USS Constitution, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), and Naval Operational Support Center Quincy march in the 110th annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade... more

Seaman Recruit Deidre Foster, assigned to USS Constitution, gives a high-five to a child while marching in the 110th annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade.

Seaman Recruit Deidre Foster, assigned to USS Constitution, gives a hi...

BOSTON (Mar. 20, 2011) Seaman Recruit Deidre Foster, assigned to USS Constitution, gives a high-five to a child while marching in the 110th annual Boston St. Patrick's Day parade. Sailors assigned to the guided... more

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) march in the annual St. Patrick's Day

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer U...

BOSTON (Mar. 20, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) march in the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston. The parade is part of a variety of act... more

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) is moored alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) is moor...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (Apr. 25, 2011) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) is moored alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Annapolis and Ross are in Port Everglades... more

Sailors and Marines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man the rails as the ship arrives for the start of Fleet Week Port Everglades 2011.

Sailors and Marines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG ...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (Apr. 25, 2011) Sailors and Marines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) man the rails as the ship arrives for the start of Fleet Week Port Everglades 2011. More than 2,50... more

Electrical Technician 1st Class Alvin Larkins, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), washes a special duty vehicle at Broward County Sheriffs Fire and Rescue Station 1.

Electrical Technician 1st Class Alvin Larkins, assigned to the guided-...

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (Apr. 28, 2011) Electrical Technician 1st Class Alvin Larkins, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), washes a special duty vehicle at Broward County Sheriffs Fire and Res... more

Art Ginsburg serves breakfast to Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) during Fleet Week Port Everglades for a taping of a Salute to the Troops segment to be aired later this year.

Art Ginsburg serves breakfast to Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) duri...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (Apr. 30, 2011) Art Ginsburg, commonly known as Mr. Food, serves breakfast to Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) during Fleet Week Port Everglades for a taping o... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) passes the world's largest cruise liner, Allure of the Seas, as the ship departs after participating in Fleet Week Port Everglades 2011.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) passes the world's larg...

PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (May. 01, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) passes the world's largest cruise liner, Allure of the Seas, as the ship departs after participating in Fleet Week Port Everg... more

Sailors assigned to  USS Ross (DDG 71) stand by to handle mooring lines as FS Ventose (F 733) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors assigned to USS Ross (DDG 71) stand by to handle mooring line...

NORFOLK (Jul. 01, 2011) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) stand by to handle mooring lines as the French navy frigate FS Ventose (F 733) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk after c... more

Sailors assigned to USS Ross (DDG 71) handle mooring lines from FS Ventose (F 733).

Sailors assigned to USS Ross (DDG 71) handle mooring lines from FS Ven...

NORFOLK (Jul. 01, 2011) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) handle mooring lines from the French navy frigate FS Ventose (F 733) as it arrives at Naval Station Norfolk after compl... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Station Norfolk.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Statio...

NORFOLK (Jul. 07, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Station Norfolk, the largest navy base in the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christoph... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Statio...

NORFOLK (Jul. 07, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christop... more

he guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)

he guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71)

NORFOLK (Jul. 07, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulls into Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christop... more

An SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28

An SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopt...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 29, 2011) An SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dragon Whales of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 practices landing sequences during deck landing qualifications aboard the gui... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station N...

NORFOLK (Oct. 26, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, ordered the sortie ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in a...

NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 26, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, ordered all U.S. Navy shi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station N...

NORFOLK (Oct. 26, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, ordered the sortie ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in a...

NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 26, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, ordered all U.S. Navy shi... more

Cmdr. David Wickersham, the commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), speaks with local media about ship's upcoming departure from Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

Cmdr. David Wickersham, the commanding officer of the guided-missile d...

NORFOLK (Oct. 26, 2012) Cmdr. David Wickersham, the commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), speaks with local media about ship's upcoming departure from Naval Station Norfolk in ad... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepare the ship to get underway from Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pre...

NORFOLK (Oct. 26, 2012) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepare the ship to get underway from Naval Station Norfolk in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Adm. Bill Gortney, commander... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in a...

NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 26, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) prepares to sortie in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Adm. Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, ordered all U.S. Navy shi... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) is moored pierside at BAE Systems.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) is moored pierside at B...

NORFOLK (Apr. 22, 2013) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) is moored pierside at BAE Systems. Ross is undergoing the execution phase of her availability prior to system restoration. Norfolk Ship Sup... more

Ken Brown, assigned to Navy Cyber Forces, discusses shipboard computer applications with Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Rocky Fuqua aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Ken Brown, assigned to Navy Cyber Forces, discusses shipboard computer...

NORFOLK (Aug. 20, 2013) Ken Brown, assigned to Navy Cyber Forces, discusses shipboard computer applications with Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Rocky Fuqua aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) slack lines prior to departing Naval Weapons Station Yorktown.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) slack li...

YORKTOWN, Va. (Mar. 14, 2014) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) slack lines prior to departing Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in support exercise Joint Warrior 14-1. Joint Warrior is... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for Scotland.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Weapons S...

YORKTOWN, Va. (Mar. 14, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for Scotland to participate in Joint Warrior 14-1, a semiannual, United Kingdom-led training e... more

Ship Serviceman Seaman Greg Lush and Ship Serviceman 3rd Class Alexander Griffin complete a message blank during a general quarters drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Ship Serviceman Seaman Greg Lush and Ship Serviceman 3rd Class Alexand...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 15, 2014) Ship Serviceman Seaman Greg Lush and Ship Serviceman 3rd Class Alexander Griffin complete a message blank during a general quarters drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS R... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) heave a  line during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler Kanawha (T-AO 196).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) heave a ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 16, 2014) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) heave a line during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler Kanawha (T-AO 196). Ross is in transit... more

Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Andrew Annett monitors the ship's propulsion in the central control station aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Andrew Annett mo...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 16, 2014) Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Andrew Annett monitors the ship's propulsion in the central control station aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) receive supplies from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) during a replenishment-at-sea.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) receive ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 16, 2014) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) receive supplies from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) during a replenishment-at-sea. Ross is in... more

Command Master Chief Tyrone Willis instructs a hose team during a simulated helicopter crash on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Command Master Chief Tyrone Willis instructs a hose team during a simu...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 17, 2014) Command Master Chief Tyrone Willis instructs a hose team during a simulated helicopter crash on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is in trans... more

Gunner's Mate Seaman Nicholas Funderburk positions a ram fan for proper ventilation during a toxic gas drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Gunner's Mate Seaman Nicholas Funderburk positions a ram fan for prope...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 18, 2014) Gunner's Mate Seaman Nicholas Funderburk positions a ram fan for proper ventilation during a toxic gas drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is in tra... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transits the Atlantic Ocean in support of exercise Joint Warrior 14-1.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transits the Atlantic O...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 19, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transits the Atlantic Ocean in support of exercise Joint Warrior 14-1. Joint Warrior 14-1 is a semiannual, United Kingdom-led traini... more

Gunner's Mate Seaman Nicholas Funderburk fires a .50 caliber machine gun.

Gunner's Mate Seaman Nicholas Funderburk fires a .50 caliber machine g...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 19, 2014) Gunner's Mate Seaman Nicholas Funderburk fires a .50 caliber machine gun at a killer tomato during a live-fire exercise aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross... more

Boatswain's mates stand by aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) while receiving fuel from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196)

Boatswain's mates stand by aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ros...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 20, 2014) Boatswain's mates stand by aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) while receiving fuel from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-A... more

 Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) search for intruders during a training drill.

Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team aboard the guide...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 24, 2014) Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) search for intruders during a training drill. Ross is in transit to Sco... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conducts an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conducts an underway re...

CELTIC SEA (Mar. 26, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conducts an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196). Ross is in trans... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) anchors off the coast of Faslane, Scotland.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) anchors off the coast o...

FASLANE, Scotland (Mar. 28, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) anchors off the coast of Faslane, Scotland. Ross is in Scotland to participate in exercise Joint Warrior 14-1, a semi-annual, Uni... more

Sailors man the rails as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Norfolk.

Sailors man the rails as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destro...

NORFOLK (Jun. 03, 2014) Sailors man the rails as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Norfolk. Ross is transiting to her new homeport in Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Ma... more

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Younkin sorts mail in the mail room aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Younkin sorts mail in the m...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jun. 05, 2014) Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Younkin sorts mail in the mail room aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is transiting to he... more

Sailors exercise on the fantail of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) while she transits  to her new homeport in Rota, Spain.

Sailors exercise on the fantail of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-miss...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jun. 12, 2014) Sailors exercise on the fantail of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) while she transits to her new homeport in Rota, Spain. Ross serves as part o... more

Boatswain Mate Seaman Ian Otamias is at the helm of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) as she transits to her new homeport in Rota, Spain.

Boatswain Mate Seaman Ian Otamias is at the helm of the Arleigh Burke-...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jun. 12, 2014) Boatswain Mate Seaman Ian Otamias helms the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) as it transits to Rota, Spain. Otamias is wearing the new flame-resistan... more

The Naval Station Rota color guard presents colors during an arrival ceremony for the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) at Naval Station Rota, Spain.

The Naval Station Rota color guard presents colors during an arrival c...

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jun. 16, 2014) The Naval Station Rota color guard presents colors during an arrival ceremony for the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) at Naval Station Ro... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives at Naval Station Rota, Spain.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arr...

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jun. 16, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives at Naval Station Rota, Spain. Ross is the second of four Arleigh Burke-class destroyers to be... more

Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class Anthony Philpott embraces his wife after the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) is moored at Naval Station Rota, Spain.

Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class Anthony Philpott embraces...

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jun. 16, 2014) Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class Anthony Philpott embraces his wife after the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) is moored at Na... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives at Naval Station Rota, Spain.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arr...

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jun. 16, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrives at Naval Station Rota, Spain. Ross is the second of four Arleigh Burke-class destroyers to be... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs the pier at Naval Station Rota, Spain,for her first deployment after being forward-deployed.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) dep...

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jul. 18, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs the pier at Naval Station Rota, Spain,for her first deployment after being forward-deployed. ... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain, for her first deployment after being forward-deployed.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) dep...

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jul. 18, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain, for her first deployment after being forward-deployed. Ross is the... more

Lt. Paul Tranbarger assists Spanish navy Lt. Jamie Rodriguez as he goes through checklists

Lt. Paul Tranbarger assists Spanish navy Lt. Jamie Rodriguez as he goe...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 24, 2014) Lt. Paul Tranbarger assists Spanish navy Lt. Jamie Rodriguez as he goes through checklists in preparation for a pre-action caliber fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class ... more

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Bamidele Kuteyi directs Seaman Kevin O'rourke during a crash and salvage drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross

Damage Controlman 3rd Class Bamidele Kuteyi directs Seaman Kevin O'rou...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 25, 2014) Damage Controlman 3rd Class Bamidele Kuteyi directs Seaman Kevin O'rourke during a crash and salvage drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Billie Johnson directs a helicopter during a vertical replenishment exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Billie Johnson directs a helicopter during ...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 25, 2014) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Billie Johnson directs a helicopter during a vertical replenishment exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71... more

Sailors stand by on station aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) before an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195).

Sailors stand by on station aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-miss...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 30, 2014) Sailors stand by on station aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) before an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet r... more

 A Mark-45 five-inch gun opens fire during a pre-action calibration fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71).

A Mark-45 five-inch gun opens fire during a pre-action calibration fi...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 30, 2014) A Mark-45 five-inch gun opens fire during a pre-action calibration fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross, forward deploy... more