November 10, 2015 > Navy Petty Officer Duke Batteate serving aboard USS Porter
Navy Petty Officer Duke Batteate serving aboard USS Porter
Submitted By MCS 1st Class Sean Spratt
Fire Controlman 2nd Class Duke Batteate of Hayward, a member of the USS Porter (DDG 78) visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team, demonstrated a personnel search to members of a Croatian VBSS team during a bilateral training evolution on October 29. Porter, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.