The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) departs Naval Station Mayport for a scheduled deployment. Detroit is deployed in support of Campaign Martillo, a joint operation with the U.S. Coast Guard and partner nations within the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)

USS Detroit Departs on Maiden Deployment

The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) departed its homeport of Mayport, Florida, for the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility on its maiden deployment Oct. 31. Detroit will conduct...
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Three soldiers were killed and another three injured while riding in their Bradley Fighting Vehicle during a training accident at Fort Stewart in Georgia on Sunday morning, Army officials announced. (Courtesy of the U.S. Army)

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