Image of the Day: USNS Spearhead Departs Puerto Castilla

Southern Partnership Station 2014

The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departs Puerto Castilla in support of Southern Partnership Station 2014.


Southern Partnership Station is a U.S. Navy deployment focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces.

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet employ maritime forces in cooperative maritime security operations in order to maintain access, enhance interoperability, and build enduring partnerships that foster regional security in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility.

Naval Today Staff, September 09, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Schneider