NORFOLK (Aug. 22, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) departs Naval Station Norfolk on a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.  (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Jessica Kellogg/Released)

USS Cole set to deploy Thursday

The USS Cole (DDG 67) is set to deploy from Naval Station Norfolk on Thursday to the 5th and 6th Fleet area of operations.