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  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) participated in a surface-action-group versus surface-action-group (SAG vs SAG) exercise with the Royal New Zealand Navy Anzac-class Frigate HMNZS Te Kaha (F 77) during exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 (TS 15), July 12-17. The purpose of a SAG vs SAG exercise is to practice how surface […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Sterett-Dewey surface action group (Sterett-Dewey SAG) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, April 11, for the first stop of the group’s Western Pacific deployment. The group is composed of Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Dewey (DDG 105) who are joined by their embarked helicopter detachments from Helicopter Maritime Strike […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii last week for the final port visit in their Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) Western Pacific deployment. Decatur and Spruance, operating under CDS 31, were most recently underway conducting routine patrols in the […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities

    USS Spruance, a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, is currently patrolling the South China Sea as part of a Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific. “Spruance is currently operating in the South China Sea in support of maritime security and stability of all nations, especially in the Indo-Asian-Pacific,” said Cmdr. Manuel […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group joined two guided-missile destroyers from the Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) for a series of interoperability drills in international waters of the South China Sea on October 3 and 4. The BHR ESG employed the capabilities of USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) to […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Sterett-Dewey surface action group, composed of destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Dewey (DDG 105), is set to depart San Diego on March 31 to start their Western Pacific deployment. The destroyers are accompanied by command staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 and the embarked helicopter detachments from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 49 […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) completed a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific and returned to Naval Station Everett, Washington. The ship deployed to the Indo-Asia Pacific as part of an inaugural Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) together with two San Diego based ships, USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Spruance […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) along with the Nimitz Strike Group Surface Action Group (SAG) conducted an under sea warfare exercise (USWEX) Jan. 20-23. The goal of USWEX was to test the undersea warfare capabilities of the SAG in real-world scenarios. Lawrence Sailors received the opportunity to practice identifying […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Sailors from four guided-missile destroyers in the Nimitz Strike Group Surface Action Group (SAG), will depart for a Western Pacific deployment Jan. 14. San Diego-based USS Higgins (DDG 76), USS Stockdale (DDG 106), USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), and Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23 will join Everett, Wash.-based USS Shoup (DDG 86), already underway. […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Training & Education

      U.S. and Bangladesh Sailors completed the at-sea portion of the first Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) held in Bangladesh on Sept. 23. Guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) and mine countermeasures ship USS Defender (MCM 2) participated in exercises at sea with Bangladesh navy ships (BNS) Bangabandhu […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) are scheduled to depart their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, California for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. They will deploy as part of Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) under Destroyer Squadron 31 (CDS-31) on April 19. The […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two of the three U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyers that form the 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) departed Darwin, Australia, July 20 after a routine port visit. Prior to pulling into port, guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Momsen (DDG 92), along with several Australian military assets recently conducted a bilateral training […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyers USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Sasebo, Japan for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 2-4. The two ships recently concluded a series of evolutions with the Republic of Korea Navy in the waters around the Korean Peninsula, in late May. Decatur and Momsen are deployed as part […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyers, USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) conducted bilateral exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy in the waters around the Korean Peninsula, May 20-22 and 25. Over the course of several days, the two countries performed various evolutions, such as anti-submarine warfare, maneuvering drills, and gunnery exercises. One […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands for a regularly scheduled port call on September 24. The port call provided Momsen’s crew an opportunity to refresh after four months of operations in the Western Pacific and South China Sea as part of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) returned home to San Diego on August 28 following a five-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Sterett spent the majority of the deployment as part of the Sterett-Dewey surface action group (Sterett-Dewey SAG), the third deploying group operating under the command and control construct called […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy destroyers USS Sterett and USS Dewey arrived in Hong Kong on April 29 for their first foreign port visit on their Western Pacific deployment. The command staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), along with an embarked helicopter detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Zhanjiang, China, for a scheduled port visit on June 12. Sterett’s visit is the first U.S. Navy visit to Zhanjiang since 2015 and the first U.S. Navy visit to mainland China in 2017. “This visit is an exciting opportunity to promote maritime cooperation […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) is en route home following a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific as part of the Sterett-Dewey surface action group (SAG). The destroyer is scheduled to arrive at Naval Base San Diego July 31, exactly four months after starting its deployment on March 31. Under the operational control […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines August 8 as part of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG). The port call marked Momsen’s midway point as part of the group. Under the operational control of U.S. 3rd Fleet, the PAC SAG, which […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The aircraft carrier is still undergoing repairs after experiencing electrical issues.

  • 24 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) came together to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a cake cutting ceremony Jan 22. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day that encourages Sailors to increase their […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy helicopter embarked on Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Dewey crashed in waters near Guam on Thursday, the U.S. Navy said. The entire crew of the MH-60R helicopter, including two pilots and one aircrewman, were safely recovered by USS Dewey (DDG 105) and suffered no apparent injuries. The navy said the incident occurred as the […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyers USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Spruance (DDG 111) conducted bilateral training exercises in the Philippine Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF), Aug. 22-26. The Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Readiness Effectiveness Measuring (SHAREM) program is a series of events focused on anti-submarine warfare procedures and tactics designed to measure how effectively surface […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After 12 years of idleness in port, U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) deployed this year for a busy 2016. After six months underway, the ship is now set to return to Norfolk on December 24. Once there, Wasp will undergo a planned maintenance availability that is expected to be finished by May 2017. […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet command is prolonging the deployment of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) after her sister ship USS Fitzgerald was damaged in a collision in June this year. USS Sterett is staying in the Western-Pacific until the end of August to provide capability and presence in the region in response to […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $55.7 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the 2017 planned maintenance availability of USS Wasp (LHD-1). A planned maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. According to the […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Authorities

    The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) helped U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) conduct an emergency medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a sailor in need of medical attention on September 11. At approximately 11 a.m., Decatur notified Commander, Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 15 that a sailor on board required MEDEVAC. Decatur was over a hundred miles from shore and […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s San Diego-based Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) visited Sasebo, Japan, on February 28 to discuss its upcoming integration into a new and improved type of patrol the navy intends to undertake. While in port, Dewey’s leadership and tactical watchstanders met with counterparts from Sasebo-based amphibious ships to discuss operations that […]