USS Oscar Austin Docks in Port Victoria, Seychelles

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) arrived in Port Victoria, Seychelles for a scheduled port visit April. 17, 2015.

This port visit serves to continue U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet’s efforts to build maritime partnerships with African nations, which helps improve regional maritime safety and security.

Oscar Austin’s port visit to Seychelles aims to help strengthen U.S. relationships between partner nations.

USS Oscar Austin, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. The ship deployed from Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21, 2014.

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