Images: USS Decatur [Image 20 of 212]
A French Navy Panther helicopter lands on USS Decatur's (DDG 73) flight deck while underway in the North Arabian Sea. On May 5, Decatur joined a coalition task force led by French nuclear-powered surface vessel FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), which is currently providing air support to U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Decatur is deployed to the region in support of Maritime Security Operations. MSO help set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment, as well as complement the counter-terrorism and security efforts of regional nations.
Date Posted:05.15.2006 09:25
Location:NORTH ARABIAN SEA, USCENTCOM, AT SEA