USS Kidd Hosts Philippine Ambassador

Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. and his distinguished guests visited the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) at Naval Base San Diego, March 20.

During the visit, Cuisia and his guests met with Capt. Brian K. Shipman, commander, Destroyer Squadron 21 (DESRON 21), and Cmdr. T.J. Zerr, Kidd’s commanding officer, on board the vessel where they presented Cuisia with a command ball cap and coin.

Besides the crew of Kidd, other DESRON-21 Sailors were also able to speak with Cuisia during a meet-and-greet on the ship’s foc’sle.

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