July 14, 2012
GAETA, Italy - Capt. Ted Williams, commanding officer of USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), left, welcomes Cosimo Mitrano, mayor of Gaeta, right, as he arrives for a tour of the ship. More than 800 of Gaeta’s residents toured the Mount Whitney’s quarterdeck, bridge, flight deck and medical facilities as part of community outreach efforts. Mount Whitney, homeported in Gaeta, Italy, is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and MSC civil service mariners.