On October 12, the USS Mount Whitney as a part of U.S Naval Forces in Europe/Africa arrived in Batumi Georgia for a port visit.
Described by the United States Navy, the USS Mount Whitney’s entry in the Black Sea is a routine port visit in partnership with the NATO Allied member States and partners which aims:
- To enhance maritime security;
- Re-enforce the stability in the region;
- Promote readiness, and strengthen partnerships with our allies and partners. October 12,2106 © Seaman Ford Williams/U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs