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  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, on March 30th, after finishing its fifth forward-deployed patrol. Donald Cook’s forward presence in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean, the ship’s participation in Flag Officer Sea Training and its port visits with allies and partners contributed to regional stability […]

  • 14 January 2019
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    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain resuming it’s eighth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations, January 12. Donald Cook was in Naval Station Rota for a training and maintenance availability (TRAV) period. While in port, the crew performed […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Varna, Bulgaria, for a scheduled port visit, Jan. 8. Donald Cook’s visit to Bulgaria reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthening ties, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black Sea region. […]

  • 14 October 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) entered Larnaca, Cyprus, October 13 for a scheduled port visit. Donald Cook is on patrol in support of the U.S European Phased Adaptive Approach to NATO Ballistic Missile Defense. Donald Cook’s Presence represents a commitment by the U.S. to maintain safety and security throughout Europe. […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, participated in an underway engagement with Turkish naval Forces Dec. 28. During the engagement, Donald Cook conducted several surface force exercises with the Yavuv-class frigate TCG Fatih (F-242), with each vessel using their shipboard capabilities to achieve specific training objectives. Lt. Matthew Brown, Donald […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Riga for after a scheduled port visit, April 21. Such port visits serve to enhance U.S.-Latvian relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. “The Donald Cook was greeted warmly by the people of Latvia and gave our Sailors […]

  • 5 January 2015
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    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, Dec. 30. Donald Cook’s visit to Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthening ties, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black […]

  • 14 March 2018

    The US Navy’s froward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) got underway from Spain, to start a patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. The destroyer’s seventh patrol started on March 12, as the ship and crew departed Naval Station Rota. Donald Cook will be conducting routine operations in the US […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, March 14.   Donald Cook is the first of four destroyers to be part of the Navy’s Forward Deployed Naval […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 12 after finishing its fourth forward-deployed patrol in support of ballistic missile defense of Europe. Donald Cook began its fourth patrol March 14, and participated in seven international war-at-sea exercises with France, Turkey, Malta, and Sweden. “As […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) exited the Black Sea after nine days of operations in the region. The destroyer transited the Bosphorus Strait en route to the Mediterranean Sea on January 28 after a port visit to Batumi, Georgia, and training with the country’s coast guard assets. While in Batumi, the […]

  • 22 November 2018
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    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) got underway from its forward-deployed homeport of Naval Station Rota, Spain, On November 19 to start its eighth patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. Donald Cook deployed two days after sister ship USS Carney (DDG 64) returned to Rota from the same […]

  • 28 July 2014
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    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 25, after completing her first patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.   Donald Cook arrived on station in February, and departed Rota a month later to conduct naval operations with partners and allies in both the […]

  • 2 March 2015
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    The Arleigh-burke class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conducted an underway engagement with the French Navy frigate La Fayette (F 710) Feb. 26, 2015. The engagement aimed to foster improved interoperability between the participating nations, while at the same time enhancing maritime capabilities and security throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. USS Donald […]

  • 14 September 2015
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    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, September 13, after participating in Sea Breeze 2015. Donald Cook’s operations in the Black Sea provided the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and partners in the region. Donald Cook entered the Black Sea […]

  • 15 April 2014
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    A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said yesterday (April 14).   The USS Cook was patrolling in the western Black Sea when an unarmed Russian Su-24 Fencer attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the U.S. Navy ship, Army […]

  • 16 January 2015
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    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, Jan. 14, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Donald Cook’s presence in the Black Sea serves to reaffirm U.S. commitment towards strengthening partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A United States Navy destroyer sailing in the Baltic Sea experienced several close interactions by Russian aircraft April 11 and 12. USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers by Russian aircraft that were performed within close proximity of the ship. According to the US Navy, the destroyer was conducting deck landing drills with an allied […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) welcomed aboard Romanian President Traian Bsescu while the ship was in port in Constanta, April 14. Bsescu was met by members of the U.S. Embassy and Donald Cook’s Commanding Officer Cmdr. Scott Jones. He was then given a tour of the ship, including the Navigation […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) participated in a bilateral search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off the coast of Cyprus with search and rescue units and personnel from the Republic of Cyprus, July 16.   The SAREX provided an opportunity to promote maritime capabilities and interoperability in a number of maritime mission areas, including […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, April 24.   Donald Cook’s presence was an example of the U.S. Navy’s commitment to enhancing interoperability at sea, serving as a cornerstone of NATO’s military strength, while demonstrating the U.S. and allied forces’ capability to provide the right presence, in […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) wrapped up its sixth forward-deployed naval forces patrol, returning to Naval Station Rota on November 17. While on patrol, Donald Cook participated in exercises Saxon Warrior 2017, Joint Warrior 2017, Formidable Shield 2017 and Dogu Akdeniz 2017 to further stability and security in […]

  • 1 March 2019
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    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transited the Bosphorous Strait on March 1, wrapping up ten days of Black Sea operations. While in the Black Sea, the ship conducted operations at sea with the Turkish Navy and completed a port visit to Odesa, Ukraine in support of our NATO […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, on July 22, 2015, to begin her third forward-deployed patrol in support of ballistic missile defense of Europe and demonstrate the U.S. commitment to collective defense of allies and partners under Operation Atlantic Resolve. Donald Cook’s forward presence in the […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) is preparing to depart Norfolk, Va. on 31 January and head to her new homeport, the WVEC.com informed.   The destroyer with about 340 sailors, 23 officers, 24 chief pretty officers and 291 enlisted, will be stationed at Spanish- based Naval Station Rota. This 154-meter […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with ships from the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea, April 23.   “The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring our NATO allies and partners of […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Authorities

    Captain Nick Cooke-Priest, the commanding officer of Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has been relieved of his duties. The navy confirmed that he has been reassigned to a new role without providing a specific reason. UK media outlets, however, widely report that the reason for Cooke-Priest’s removal was his use of the ship’s […]

  • 21 January 2019
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    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) entered the Black Sea after transiting the Dardanelles Strait on January 19. The destroyer will operate in the region for up to 21 days, as allowed by the Montreux Convention, conducting maritime security operations. Donald Cook entered the Black Sea after dock landing ship USS […]

  • 22 October 2014
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    The crew of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Oct. 17. Capt. James Aiken, commodore, Destroyer Squadron 60, presided over the ceremony as Cmdr. Scott Jones was relieved by Cmdr. Charles Hampton. As commanding officer, Jones oversaw Donald Cook’s transit from […]