USS James E. Williams leaves for deployment

Photo by WAVY/Larry Carney

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – USS James E. Williams left Naval Station Norfolk Friday morning for an 8-month deployment.

The guided-missile destroyer will head to the 6th Fleet area of operations.

Photos: USS James E. Williams deploys

“While there, they will participate in security operations, exercises and combined cooperation (foreign nation) operations in conjunction with U.S. Africa Command,” a release from the Navy said.

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