USS Porter Pays Visit to Split, Croatia

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 28.

The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Croatia, and improve relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region.

This port visit will provide the crew of Porter with an opportunity to meet with the people of Split and to experience the rich history and culture of Croatia.

Porter’s visit, board, search and seizure team will host a Maritime Interdiction Operation Seminar aboard the ship for 15 Croatian Navy and Coast Guard members, to demonstrate tactics and techniques. This visit provides Sailors an opportunity to meet with naval counterparts in order to strengthen bonds for an enhanced partnership.

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