Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe and senior Croatian military leaders talk while commemorating the near completion of USS Mount Whitney's 60-day maintenance availability.

RIJEKA, Croatia (Nov. 9, 2011) - (from left to right) Croatia's Minister of Defense, Dr. Davor Bozinovic speaks with Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe; Croatian Chief of Defense Lt. Gen. Drago Lovric; and Croatian Chief of Naval Operations, Rear Adm. Ante Ulric; while commemorating the near completion of USS Mount Whitney's (LCC 20) 60-day maintenance availability at the Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia. The leaders gathered to discuss the growing partnership between one of NATO's newest members and the United States. Dowload higest-resolution version(3000 by -1 pixels)

RIJEKA, Croatia (Nov. 9, 2011) - (from left to right) Croatia's Minister of Defense, Dr. Davor Bozinovic speaks with Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe; Croatian Chief of Defense Lt. Gen. Drago Lovric; and Croatian Chief of Naval Operations, Rear Adm. Ante Ulric; while commemorating the near completion of USS Mount Whitney's (LCC 20) 60-day maintenance availability at the Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia. The leaders gathered to discuss the growing partnership between one of NATO's newest members and the United States.

Find more photos tagged with:

Comments: 0

Your comment:

Related Topics

A Hungarian Special Forces Medic, right, directs the evacuation of a simulated casualty to safety to his Romanian SOF medic counterpart during the Field Training Exercise as part of the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course held in Udbina, Croatia. 
U.S. Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) developed and conducted the TCCC Train-the-Trainer course to enhance the SOF capability and interoperability of SOF medics from eight NATO and partner nations, but most importantly, to incorporate one recognized standard for managing trauma on the battlefield. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Donald Sparks, SOCEUR Public Affairs Officer  â? photo approved for public release by Master Sgt. Donald Sparks, SOCEUR PAO).

Ready Forces

VAZIANI TRAINING AREA, Republic of Georgia-In front of a color detail with the national colors of America and the Republic of Georgia and the unit colors of the U.S. Marine Corps and Georgian military, Maj. Eric J. Andersen, executive officer Black Sea Rotational Force 11 and Kent, Wash., native,  â?forms the troops for the opening ceremony of Exercise Agile Spirit 2011, marking the official start of what is scheduled to be an annual training event with the partner nation. Marines with Alpha Company of Anti-Terrorism Battalion, and 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion deployed to Georgia for their annual training to supplement the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force deployment of BSRF-11, to conduct counterinsurgency and peacekeeping operations training at Vaziani Training Area. , Cpl. Tatum Vayavananda

International Cooperation

Flag of Croatia

Croatia

AUGUSTA BAY, Sicily (March 16, 2011) - USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20), the U.S. Sixth Fleet flag ship homeported out of Gaeta, Italy, and USS Ponce (LPD 15), an amphibious transport dock ship homeported out of Norfolk, Va., take on supplies while inport Augusta Bay, Sicily. Both ships are operating in the Mediterranean Sea as part of a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of responsibility.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gary Keen/Released)

U.S. Naval Forces Europe

U