USS Delbert D. Black Transits By means of the Strait of Gibraltar > United States Navy > News Tales

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119), transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Atlantic Ocean on Jan. 27, 2024.

Delbert D. Black entered the U.S. sixth Fleet space of operations in Dec. 2023 in assist of operations within the Mediterranean. Their presence demonstrates our dedication, flexibility and functionality to function all through the area.

Headquartered in Naples, Italy, NAVEUR-NAVAF operates U.S. naval forces within the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) areas of accountability. U.S. Sixth Fleet is completely assigned to NAVEUR-NAVAF, and employs maritime forces by the total spectrum of joint and naval operations.

For greater than 80 years, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-U.S. Naval Forces Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) has cast strategic relationships with our Allies and companions, leveraging a basis of shared values to protect safety and stability.