USS Stethem and Indian Navy collaborated for interoperability and strengthened relationships during Cooperative Deployment.

The port visit to Goa reinforced President Biden and PM Modi's commitment to an Indo-Pacific zone based on shared principles.

Mike Hankey, the US Consul General recognized India's leadership in the Indo-Pacific and the importance of a rules-based order for peace.

Stethem Sailors valued the opportunity to work with the Indian Navy for coastal stability.

Joint operations on the West Coast displayed commitment to a free Indo-Pacific.

US-India bilateral operations included passing exercises and formation sailing.

Port calls are crucial for showcasing mutual interest and allowing sailors to decompress.

USS Stethem operates under Task Force 71 to preserve a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

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