President piped aboard U.S. destroyer in Rīga

On July 11, Latvian President Egils Levits visited the destroyer USS Arleigh Burke during a stopover in Rīga. 

The Presidential Chancellery released a brief video of the occasion, which can be seen above.

The USS Arleigh Burke is currently on her second patrol in the US Navy's European Area of ​​Operations, working with NATO allies and partners. 

The ship began patrolling the Atlantic and Mediterranean in June before sailing in the Baltic Sea.

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