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  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2014

    The first of four US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), arrived on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 at Naval Station Rota, Spain, which will be its new permanent homeport. With the arrival, the destroyer kick started her forward deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.   Three more ships of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The USS Donald Cook, which arrived at Rota Naval Station, Spain earlier this month, is the first of four ballistic missile defence (BMD) capable destroyers that will be stationed at the base.   In the meantime, the USS Donald Cook will be joined by the USS Ross, USS Porter and USS Carney over the next […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Authorities

    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. […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) began Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) March 23, 2015. FOST is based out of naval bases in the United Kingdom (UK); it delivers operational training across all disciplines for the Royal Navy and other Navies that wish to make use of its services. Lt. Matthew […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy has sent USS Donald Cook, a ballistic-missile destroyer, to Spain to bolster NATO’s anti-missile presence in Europe.   USS Donald Cook departed her homeport of Norfolk, Va. on January 31 bound for her new homeport of Rota, Spain, where three other Arleigh Burke-class destroyers will be deployed within the next two years. […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    An F70 type anti-submarine frigate of the French Navy, the Dupleix, will enter the Black Sea this weekend, according to Russian news agency ITAR-TASS.   The frigate will replace the US Navy’s destroyer USS Donald Cook, which is currently positioned in the western part of the Black Sea. Arrival of the French ship will keep […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Kiel for a scheduled port visit, April 23. Such port visits serve to enhance U.S.-German relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. “Although this is only a short stop we are looking forward to experiencing the town […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, for a scheduled port visit Aug. 13, 2015. The primary reason for the port visit was to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the allied liberation of southern France in August, 1944. USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) is part of the Forward […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Haifa, Israel for a routine port visit, Dec. 7. Cmdr. Charles Hampton, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook, said this visit is a well-deserved break where the crew will be able to relax and take a few days off. While in […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, for a scheduled port visit Aug. 31, 2015, in support of exercise Sea Breeze 2015. Sea Breeze is an annual multinational maritime exercise, with a land and air component, co-hosted by the United States and Ukraine. The exercise seeks to enhance […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The USS Donald Cook is scheduled to arrive in the Black Sea today, a Pentagon spokesman said yesterday.   U.S. Army Col. Steven Warren explained the Navy vessel’s mission upon arrival to Pentagon reporters. “The Donald Cook’s mission is to reassure NATO allies and Black Sea partners of America’s commitment to strengthen and improve interoperability […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transits the Atlantic Ocean en route to Rota, Spain as the first of four Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers to be stationed in Rota.   She departed Norfolk, Va. on January 31 bound for her new homeport where three other Arleigh Burke-class destroyers will be […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) arrived in Plymouth, United Kingdom, for a regular port visit and for the opportunity to complete the Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) certification FOST is an advanced warfare certification training event conducted with the Royal Navy. FOST delivers through-life operational training across all […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, after completing its eighth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol of Europe and Africa. Donald Cook began its patrol Nov. 17, 2018 to conduct naval operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations in support of US national […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) will enter the Black Sea, Aug. 28, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. The ship’s operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval capability with their allies and partners. Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]