US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Robert W. Rafford (left), Executive Officer (XO), USN Blue Ridge Class Amphibious Command Ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20), gives a briefing to foreign media members on the ship's bridge during a scheduled port visit to Lisbon, Portugal. The WHITNEY will be changing her homeport to Gaeta, Italy following a hull-swapping ceremony with the Command Ship USS LaSALLE (AGF 3) on February 25, 2005