SAN DIEGO (Nov. 20, 2017) Arleigh Burke-class
guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) transits San Diego Bay as she
departs for deployment. Higgins will conduct independent operations in the U.S.
7th and 5th Fleet areas of operation in support of the collective maritime
interests of allies and partners in the regions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass
Communication Specialist 1st Class Trevor Welsh)