USS Winston Churchill deploying from Norfolk

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USS Winston Churchill Spain

171026-N-WV703-244 ROTA, Spain (Oct. 26, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) departs Naval Station Rota, Spain, Oct. 26, 2017. Winston S. Churchill, homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. […]

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Hundreds of sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) will deploy Thursday from Naval Station Norfolk, according to U.S. Navy officials.

The Churchill will head for the Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation after departing from Norfolk.

According to the Navy, 34 officers and 280 enlisted personnel serve aboard the Churchill.

Stay with WAVY.com for more coverage of the Churchill’s deployment.

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