191202-N-PC620-0081 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Dec. 2, 2019) Ensign Austin Helms, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, throws a heaving ball as the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) moors in Naval Station Rota, Spain for a scheduled port visit, Dec. 2, 2019. Normandy, homeported in Norfolk, is part of the East Coast Surface Action Group (SAG) and is operating in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility as part of a scheduled deployment and will conduct routine maritime security operations, improve interoperability and engagement with allies and partners, and demonstrate the combat power and flexibility of naval forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman/Released)