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  • 12 January 2015
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) departed Yorktown Naval Weapons Station, Jan. 9, to participate in a scheduled Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG). The purpose of COMPTUEX, which is conducted by Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4, is to evaluate the mission readiness of all deployable assets, […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) conducted live fire-training, Jan. 10. The crew fired its MK 45 5-inch gun against a remote-controlled unmanned surface target simulating a small, fast boat approaching the ship. Operators aboard the Navy training boat USNS Hunter (8202) controlled the drone target. The practice fire round was […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Farragut (DDG 99) and USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) transit during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). The operation was conducted on March 16. Forrest Sherman and Farragut are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) completed the royal navy’s flag officer sea training (FOST) ‘Thursday War,’ April 5. The crew more than lived up to the ship’s motto ‘relentless fighting spirit’ during multiple battle situations involving surface, sub-surface, and air attacks during the exercise, which began March 26, just off the coast of […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) hosted a reception for senior Albanian defense officials aboard the ship March 31. The reception was an expression of Forrest Sherman’s appreciation for hosting the ship and her crew in Vlore, and it also served to strengthen the ties between the U.S. and Albania. Forrest […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 6, after bolstering their joint warfighting capabilities during a composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX) held off the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Florida coasts. During the nearly month-long exercise, the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) held a change of command ceremony aboard the vessel in Salalah, Oman, June 13. Cmdr. Todd Zenner relieved Cmdr. John Krisciunas to become the ship’s seventh commanding officer since the ship’s commissioning in 2006. Krisciunas, a native of Wyndham, New Hampshire, took command of Forrest […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair received a USD 25,2 million contract for modernization works aboard the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98). Work, to be undertaken in Norfolk, Virginia, is expected to be completed by July 2016. The contract includes ship repair, maintenance, and modernization. Additional options, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Carrier Strike Group 12’s commander visited Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during an underwater hub change out at Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 5. Rear Adm. Andrew L. Lewis observed divers who were using a new cofferdam to perform the change out. MARMC Dive Teams Delta […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut completed a scheduled port visit in Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi, July 9. While in port, Farragut Sailors used the time to conduct maintenance and shipboard preservation, as well as several morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) events. Farragut is part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), which is composed […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) returned home to Norfolk Naval Base Feb. 26 after completing an eight-month deployment to the 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility in support of theater security cooperation. The ship and her crew traveled more than 45,000 nautical miles during their deployment to the eastern Mediterranean. Like most […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy said a member nation of a US-backed coalition ship found illicit arms on board a vessel believed to be of Iranian origin. According to Voice of America, a US navy official said that the majority of weapons was thrown overboard but a part was saved for analysis by the crew of USS Forrest Sherman. […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut completed a scheduled port visit in Lisbon, Portugal, March 25. While in port, Farragut conducted two community relations (COMREL) projects, and engaged in several Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) events. Farragut also hosted a tour and reception for members of the Military Attache Association, Rear Adm. Roy Kitchener, […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and its associated carrier strike group are getting underway from Norfolk on Wednesday to start a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Middle East. Ships accompanying the aircraft carrier include guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) entered 6th Fleet in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe, March 16. The TRCSG consists of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 staff, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on October 13, 2015. Transiting the Suez Canal signaled Farragut’s completion of a six-month deployment in U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. While in 5th Fleet, Farragut conducted exercises with multiple partner and coalition nations in support of Operation Inherent […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Adm. John Miller, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, visited the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Aug. 11, and spoke with the crew during an all-hands call in the ship’s hangar bay. Miller told the Sailors he expects Theodore Roosevelt to depart the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations on schedule, addressing […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The trilateral training exercise Mavi Balina 2012 (MB12) kicked off in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Turkey, Nov. 5. Mavi Balina is an invitational maritime exercise, hosted by Turkey, which focuses on providing realistic operational training in surface and submarine warfare for units and staffs of Turkish, Pakistani and U.S. Naval Forces, […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors and Marines packed the aft mess decks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Aug. 29, to honor and remember fellow service members, past and present, during a ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution’s passage, which marked the beginning of the Vietnam War. The ceremony not only […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    US Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) as part of a tour to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, Sept. 10 – 11. During the trip, Moran, joined by Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, master chief for Manpower, Personnel, Training […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made its third port visit of her 2015 deployment when she pulled in to Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7-11. TR Sailors and Marines enjoyed a few days of relaxation before TR pulled back out to sea for another stretch of underway operations. […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed its homeport in Norfolk for an around-the-world deployment, March 11. TR and its Sailors will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility during the deployment. The deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, the Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), and the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) are participating in a multinational exercise off the coast of Scotland. Exercise Joint Warrior 12-1, which runs April 14 through April 27, is the largest concentration of coalition assets in […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Normandy returned to its Norfolk homeport on July 6, less than a day after getting underway for exercises with the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group. The cruiser was forced to break off from the drills due to what navy officials said were maintenance issues, according to Navy Times, who […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) joined ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 to conduct a pass-and-review as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, July 15.   Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), USS Farragut (DDG 99), USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81), the Military Sealift Command fast combat support […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Palma de Mallorca, Spain, April 1, completing its second port visit while in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Cmdr. Cory Applebee, commanding officer onboard Farragut, conducted office visits to Capt. Roberto Ortiz, Commander Spanish Naval Sector, Balearic Islands, Ms. Teresa Palmer, Spanish Civil Delegate […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities

    Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 held a change of command ceremony aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) June 27.   Capt. Fred I. Pyle relieved Capt. Stephen J. Coughlin as commodore of DESRON 2 in a time-honored ceremony on the flight deck of Churchill. “It is an incredible honor to be […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) is currently underway participating in a group sail as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG). Winston S. Churchill departed its homeport, Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 15, with an embarked detachment from the “Grandmasters” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 for […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) following a routine transit of the Suez Canal, April 6. While in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOO, TRCSG will provide a range of flexible and adaptable capabilities in order to conduct theater security cooperation efforts, maritime security operations […]