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  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Rijeka, Croatia, for a scheduled shipyard period Jan. 15, 2015. The 620-foot flagship is scheduled to undergo a complete overhaul, docking, and renovation at the Viktor Lenac shipyard, located in Rijeka, Croatia. Capt. Mark Colombo, USS Mount Whitney commanding officer, […]

  • 10 June 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) is currently participating in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2012, an invitational joint and combined exercise designed to enhance multinational maritime capabilities and interoperability, and improve involvement in the larger Baltic region theater security cooperation strategy. The object of BALTOPS 2012 is to promote mutual understanding, confidence, cooperation and interoperability among […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Batumi, Georgia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 14. Mount Whitney’s presence in Georgia reaffirms to partner countries that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to the common goal of promoting security and stability within the region, while enhancing the […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) pulled into Valletta, Malta, on January 19, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. During her time in Valletta, Mount Whitney is providing ship tours and enhancing relationships between the two countries. “The sailors and civilian mariners of Mount Whitney are thrilled to renew our […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 20. Mount Whitney’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 […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s 6th fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) entered drydock in Croatia on December 19, for its 2017 shipyard period. During this time, vital systems and a hospitality upgrade will be installed during the six month shipyard period. Mount Whitney will return to service in 2017 following an installation […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, Aug. 14, to commemorate the 68th anniversary of allied troops landing in Provence during World War II. During the visit, Sailors will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Cross of Lorraine monument to commemorate the allied landings at Cannes and […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, on November 1, for a scheduled port visit and embarkation of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO personnel. While in Portugal, Mount Whitney’s crew will take the opportunity to host distinguished guests and city officials at a dinner […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Burgas, Bulgaria following a scheduled port visit, Oct. 27. Mount Whitney’s visit to Bulgaria reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with NATO allies, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. Lt. Cmdr. Tammy […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 400 friends and family members arrived on board the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) for a one-day Tiger Cruise in Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5. Participants in the event, also known as ‘tigers’, received a welcome aboard package upon arrival which included a welcome aboard letter, a schedule of events […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Glenmallan, Scotland for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 17. Command Master Chief Matt Dickinson, USS Mount Whiteny (LCC 20), said: The Scotland visit is particularly special to the Mount Whitney crew as it marks our return to full mission capable […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) entered the Black Sea on October 10 to conduct theater security cooperation and key leader engagement events with allies and partners in the region. USS Mount Whitney is operating in the Black Sea in support of operation Atlantic Resolve, the U.S. response to […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. 6th Fleet flag ship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), arrived in Lisbon for a regularly scheduled port visit, May 26. While in Lisbon, Mount Whitney (LCC 20) hosted a Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO event and participated in projects to help the local community. Mount Whitney’s community engagement project coordinators, Cryptologic Technician […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) returned to her forward-deployed homeport of Gaeta, Italy, after five months of operations. Mount Whitney departed Gaeta Feb. 27, to conduct naval operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations in Europe and Africa. “It’s good to be back home after […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s command ship USS Mount Whitney arrived to Klaipeda, Lithuania on June 30 for a scheduled port visit having departed Stockholm, Sweden a day earlier. During the visit, the USS Mount Whitney commanding officer and a delegation will meet with the Commander of the Lithuanian Navy, mayor of Klaipėda city, and attend other formal events. […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities

    USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) held a change of command ceremony before local dignitaries, distinguished guests and ship’s officers, Sailors, and civilian mariners Oct. 6, 2015. Capt. Carlos Sardiello relieved Capt. Mark Colombo as the 28th commanding officer of Mount Whitney. Colombo was the 27th commanding officer of the Mount Whitney and served aboard for […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Lisbon, Portugal, November 9, 2015, following a six day scheduled port visit. During the port visit the Mount Whitney hosted a reception which included U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman and Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. James Foggo III. Sailors had […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors and Military Sealift Command (MSC) civil service mariners aboard USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), completed a four-day port visit to Theoule Sur Mer, France, Aug. 16. During the port visit, the crew helped commemorate the city’s liberation from Nazi occupiers during World War II. They participated in several commemorative events including an evening […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney returned to Gaeta, Italy after undergoing shipyard maintenance. USS Mount Whitney is the flagship of the U.S. 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa. The Blue Ridge class ship arrived in its forward-deployed port after it completed a 30-day required shipyard maintenance, and scheduled critical Command and Control, Computers, […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities

    Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet Vice Adm. James G. Foggo III visited the fleet’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in Rijeka, March 31, 2015. During the visit, Vice Adm. Foggo toured the ship and held an all-hands for Mount Whitney Sailors where he expressed his appreciation and admiration for the hard work […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with a ship from the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea as it departed Constanta, Romania, October 20. Mount Whitney participated in a minesweeping exercise with Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustaiu Sebastian (F-264), as well as a […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) conducted a combined search and rescue (SAR) exercise with the Republic of Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Lanarca in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, February 29. The purpose of the exercise was to increase response capabilities of Cypriot emergency personnel and rescue units and to enhance interoperability […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Gaeta, Italy,  and headed for Croatia on March 8. The flagship is returning to the Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia, for critical Command and Control, Computers, Communications, Combat Systems and Intelligence (C5I) repairs. Lt. Mark Reddy, Electronic Materials Officer, […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal May 24. The ship is in port to embark Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff members and to refuel before heading to the Baltic Sea to participate in BALTOPS 2016. Mount Whitney is designed to be a command and […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed the Viktor Lenac dry dock staging area in Rijeka, Croatia, April 30 for the first time since staging began Jan. 15, 2015. The 640-foot flagship came to the Viktor Lenac Shipyard for a regularly scheduled maintenance period intended to upgrade its […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. 6th Fleet flag ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) completed a two-month maintenance period at San Giorgio del Porto shipyard, April 15. After nearly 60 days of engineering upgrades and extensive steel replacement on the main super-structure, Mount Whitney got underway to conduct sea trials, a step toward certifying as a mission ready […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Mount Whitney supported a major milestone by the re-established US 2nd Fleet.

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Zeebrugge, Belgium, July 3 to participate in the Belgian Navy Days 2014.   Belgian Navy Days 2014 is a maritime festival similar to the U.S. Navy’s Fleet Week. During Belgian Navy Days 2014 Mount Whitney will be hosting a reception, […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), returned to its homport in Gaeta, Italy, July 3, following a two-month deployment to participate in community relations events, military exercises and scheduled port visits. During the deployment, Mount Whitney made port visits to Lisbon, Portugal; Ventspils, Latvia; and Kiel, Germany. The ship participated and played vital roles in exercises […]