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  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) discussed naval leadership with nearly 150 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) students attending six universities, Nov. 28. These universities belong to the consortium of colleges managed by the Boston University-MIT NROTC Consortium. Cmdr. Roger Meyer‘s visit to these universities comes on […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, April 24 as part of a regularly scheduled port visit.   The U.S. ship, with a crew of approximately 300 Sailors, is homeported in San Diego, Calif. and is currently on a routine deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) departed Naval Base San Diego March 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean.   Wayne E. Meyer has a crew of nearly 300 officers and enlisted Sailors and is a multi-mission ship designed to operate independently or with an associated […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Forty-two military officers from the People’s Republic of China who have been attending the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. made a stop in California to visit guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) at Naval Base San Diego, Oct. 16. During the visit, the group of foreign officers toured the ship’s combat information […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Vice Adm. William F. Moran, Chief of the U.S. Naval Personnel and Fleet Master Chief (AW/SW) April Beldo, the Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (MPT&E) fleet master chief, visited the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) while in port at Naval Base San Diego, Nov 20. Moran and Beldo met with command […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, for a port visit, Feb. 21. Wayne E. Meyer is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment with the Carl Vinson strike group. While Wayne E. Meyer headed for Malaysia, USS Carl Vinson and destroyer USS Michael Murphy stopped in […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) participated in a trilateral exercise off the coast of Busan, South Korea, with the French and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies May 31.   The exercise, designed to boost interoperability and bolster partnerships in the Pacific, consisted of tactical maneuvering drills, non-maneuvering voice drills, and […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) rescued three mariners from a sinking vessel off the coast of San Diego, on Saturday, November 18. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) was conducting routine operations when it responded to a distress call from motor vessel ‘Ikena’. Wayne E. Meyer arrived on scene and […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Ron Boxall, commander, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, visited the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) at Naval Base San Diego, June 11. Boxall visited the ship to present the Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for 2014 to the officers and crew. Yeoman 1st Class (SW) Shanelle Stribling, Wayne […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The 16th annual Navy Days Los Angeles (L.A.) event series commenced with the arrival of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) to the Port of Los Angeles, Aug. 14. Navy Days L.A. is designed to educate the public through tours, distinguished visitor embarks and media coverage of the festivities. Meyer […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) hosted a group of midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy for an underway evolution off the coast of San Diego, July 28. The ship departed from Naval Base San Diego with the midshipmen on board as part of the Professional Training […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) held a change of command ceremony in the ship’s homeport of San Diego, Aug. 30. During the ceremony, Cmdr. William H. Baxter turned over command of the guided missile destroyer to Cmdr. Randy J. Van Rossum, who has previously served as the ship’s executive officer. The ceremony marked the […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) assembled on the forecastle to receive the prestigious Spokane Trophy during a ceremony, May 7. The Spokane Trophy is an annual award sponsored by the Spokane, Washington Council of the Navy League of the United States and is presented to […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Rear Admiral Ron Boxall, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, visited the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) while stationed at Continental Maritime of San Diego, March 4. During his visit, Boxall met with members of the wardroom, took the opportunity to share his experiences as the commanding officer of several […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Adam L. Fleming relieved Cmdr. Randy J. Van Rossum as commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) during a change of command ceremony at Cesar Chavez Park in San Diego, March 31. During Van Rossum’s tour as commanding officer of Wayne E. Meyer, he led the ship through a […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed homeport swaps as DDG 108 arrived in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and DDG 77 got underway for its new homeport in San Diego. O’Kane departed for San Diego after completing a seven-month Western Pacific deployment in June this year. […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755) visited two Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units in Maine, Oct. 22-23. Cmdr. Roger Meyer, commanding officer, USS Miami; Chief of the Boat, Master Chief Yeomen (SS) Tyrus Rock and Lt. j.g. Benjamin Hankin a junior officer assigned to the submarine […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group departed early from a port visit in Singapore Oct. 15 to be better postured to provide humanitarian aid if needed in the wake of the worst flooding in many years in Thailand. Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105), USS […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships deployed in support of the U Southern Command’s Enduring Promise initiative are scheduled to undertake interoperability and partnership exercises in Ecuador, Peru and Chile, the navy has said. Ships taking part in the initiative are amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD 25) and guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). Somerset has approximately […]

  • 17 October 2014

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) will return to San Diego, Oct. 20 from an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. Deployed since March, the ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron Two One (DESRON) 21, conducted various presence operations and goodwill activities […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) was relieved of duty Aug. 15 by the commander of Submarine Squadron 6 at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.   Cmdr. Christopher Tarsa was relieved of command by Capt. Paul Snodgrass due to a loss of confidence in his ability to serve effectively […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim invited more than 30 Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) to attend a game against the Cleveland Indians at Angel Stadium of Anaheim Aug. 15. The invite stemmed from the Navy Days 2012 event series, where Wayne E. Meyer is set up […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Supply department aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was named winner of the 2012 Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for Food Service Excellence, Feb. 3. The announcement was made by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus via official naval message in ALNAV 010/12, released Feb. 3. Makin Island, the Pacific […]

  • 4 March 2011

      The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Midgett has returned home from a patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. A highlight of the voyage was the… By Dave Meyer (kplu) [mappress] Source: kplu,March 4, 2011;

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are on the return leg of their deployment and have started arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickman. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) already moored in Hawaii on June 13. […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Halsey (DDG 97) are in port Singapore July 28 in advance of the 2014 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)exercise with the Republic of Singapore Navy.   Under the command of Destroyer Squadron 7, the two ships will participate in a number of in port exchanges and […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Authorities

      The Harper government’s long-promised fleet of vessels to patrol the Arctic has seen two of its project deadlines formally pushed back in re… By Carl Meyer (embassymag) [mappress] Source: embassymag, July 6, 2011;

  • 27 December 2018

    The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Group One (LCG-1) returned home to Naval Base San Diego and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in the International Maritime and Naval Exhibition for South America, known as EXPONAVAL. Both USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) visited Valparaiso, Chile, to participate in the bicentennial […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After North Korea conducted live-fire exercises ahead of the arrival of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, the U.S. Navy announced it was exercising with navies from both Japan and South Korea. The U.S. Navy said its ships were conducting simultaneous bilateral maritime exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy and with the Japan Maritime […]