141031-N-GW139-784 ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 31, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), center, participates in International Mine-countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) with the mine countermeasures ships USS Devastator (MCM 6) and USS Dextrous (MCM 13) and the Royal Navy mine-countermeasure vessels HMS Penzance (M 106), top, and HMS Chiddingfold (M 37). Sterett is deployed as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eric Coffer/Released)