US Navy – U.S. Warships Enter Black Sea in Support of Sochi Winter Olympics

USNI News – Warships from the U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet have entered the Black Sea ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the service announced on Wednesday. According to the Navy, the command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20), which carries 300 military and civilian personnel arrived in region on Tuesday. The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG-50) is expected to enter the Black Sea later today…Though not explicitly stated, the two vessels would be used to evacuate U.S. citizens from Sochi in the event of a terrorist attack…