The USS Stout (DDG 55) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer home-ported at Naval Station Norfolk. The deployment to 6th Fleet OPAREA comes at a time of increased unrest in Egypt and Syria.
Norfolk-based destroyer Stout to deploy Sunday
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael D. Stevens, left, shakes hands with a member of ship’s security during his visit to the guided missile destroyer Stout on Aug. 14, 2013. The Stout is scheduled to depart Norfolk Naval Station Sunday, Aug. 18 for a nine-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea. (Petty Officer 3rd Class Jackie Hart | U.S. Navy)
The destroyer Stout will deploy Sunday, the Navy announced Thursday.
The Stout, a guided missile destroyer, will be deployed to the Mediterranean Sea for nine months.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael D. Stevens visited the Stout Wednesday at Norfolk Naval Station.