Marseille, France Welcomes USS Farragut

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in Marseille, France for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 21, 2015.

This port visit serves to enhance U.S.-France relations as the two nations work together for a more stable, secure and prosperous region.

During this port visit, Farragut Sailors will participate in various tours of Marseilles and enjoy receptions with French dignitaries and members of the French Navy Reserve. Farragut will also host shipboard tours to various supporting organizations in France.

U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied, joint, and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa.

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