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USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) - At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield 2021
210518-N-QI061-0012 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released) BRITISH ISLES (May 18, 2021) Seaman JaJuan Austin, from Lubbock, Texas, stands watch aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) during exercise At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield, May 18, 2021. Exercise At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield, conducted by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO on behalf of U.S. Sixth Fleet, is a live-fire integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) exercise that improves Allied interoperability using NATO command and control reporting structures. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)

He stands watch aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) during exercise At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield, May 18, 2021. Exercise At-Sea Demo/Formidable Shield, conducted by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO on behalf of U.S. Sixth Fleet, is a live-fire integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) exercise that improves Allied interoperability using NATO command and control reporting structures.

Seaman Austin, thank you for your service and come back home safely!


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