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1Sailors of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) pass lines to the pier while mooring in Goa for a port visit. O'Kane is deployed to the 7th Fleet area of operation supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman 1st Class Shod Williams/Released)

By Ensign Calvin Sessions, USS O’Kane Public Affairs

GOA, India – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) arrived in Goa, India for a port visit April 4.

“This port visit is a great opportunity to interact with our counterparts in the Indian Navy, as well as, an excellent opportunity to enjoy the culture and heritage of the country,” said Cmdr. James Juster O’Kane’s commanding officer.”

While in port, Sailors will take advantage of opportunities to participate in community service projects, sporting events, as well as experience India’s culture on trips coordinated by Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

O'Kane departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean and Arabian Gulf, March 7.


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Date Taken:04.05.2014

Date Posted:04.05.2014 06:49

Location:GOA, AN, IN

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