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USS Benfold (DDG 65) Participates in Exercise Keen Sword 2023
221108-N-YA628-0274.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Arthur R

PHILIPPINE SEA - Lt. j.g. Niles VanTassell, from Marietta, Georgia, and Operations Specialist 1st Class Alexander Polk, from Nashville, Tennessee, monitor surface contacts from the combat information center (CIC) aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) during a joint bilateral anti-submarine exercise, part of Keen Sword in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 8. Keen Sword is a biennial, joint and bilateral field-training exercise involving U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Force personnel, designed to increase readiness and interoperability while strengthening the ironclad Japan-U.S. alliance.


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