USS Gridley, USNS Walter S. Diehl Conduct RAS

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Gridley (DDG-101) engaged in replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

The operation took place in the Gulf of Oman on January 4, where Gridley is deployed as part of the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

Gridley, homeported at Naval Base San Diego, is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region.

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Naval Today Staff, Image: US Navy