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  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities

    Quartermaster Seaman Dalton Whitworth, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94), stands watch on the bridge wing as the ship transits the Suez Canal.   Nitze is conducting operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Africa. USS Nitze (DDG-94) is an Arleigh Burke-class […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) held a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, while in port, May 11.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. Michelle Nakamura assumed command of Nitze from Cmdr. John L. Bub, Jr., marking the end of three years of command for Bub. […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy has shared a report of its guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) helping three Iranian mariners in distress in the Persian Gulf on November 18. According to the U.S. Navy, Nitze received notification from aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) of a small fishing vessel in distress. Once Nitze’s crew […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze’s (DDG 94) Supply department are doing their part to improve energy efficiency while underway during the ship’s current deployment. Supply department is leading the battle for energy efficiency while operating at sea. Every day, Sailors on board use some form of paper product. From toilet paper to […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Nitze (DDG 94), held a change of command ceremony on October 2. Cmdr. Paul Kaylor relieved Cmdr. Michelle Nakamura as commanding officer. Nakamura, who became commanding officer in May 2014, will now be reporting to Surface Nuclear Propulsion Mobile Training Team. Kaylor, a Kennerdell, Pennsylvania native, first reported […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boats came within 300 yards of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Nitze on August 23 in the latest run-in between U.S. and Iran in the Persian Gulf. The Iranian boats carried out a high-speed intercept of the U.S. destroyer which was described as “unsafe and unprofessional” by one of the sailors aboard USS […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Authorities

    Guided missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) has launched Tomahawk missiles against Yemen’s Houthi fighters in response to repeated anti-ship missile launches at U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mason. In the morning hours of October 13, USS Nitze struck and destroyed three radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s Red Sea coast. The strikes were authorized by U.S. president Barack Obama […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Va., March 12 for a scheduled deployment. Nitze, operating with the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group, is scheduled to work with coalition maritime forces focusing heavily on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts designed to maintain regional stability. This deployment comes […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, USS Nitze (DDG 94), departed Nov. 29 on a seven-month deployment to the 6th Fleet area of operations. The ship will conduct maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in and around the waters of Europe and Africa. “The U.S. Navy has routinely deployed throughout Europe and Africa […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) arrived in Victoria, Seychelles, for a port visit, June 24. The visit serves as an opportunity for the crew to relax after being at sea for more than a month. “The crew has been working hard, providing maritime security in a difficult area of the world to operate,” said […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) participated in a practice strait transit, Jan. 23. In the scenario, the Nitze, along with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Porter (DDG 78) and USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), transited the fictional “Beryl Strait” off the coast of the equally fictional country “Amber.” […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) returned to Naval Station Norfolk July 15 following a nearly eight-month deployment in the 6th Fleet Area of Operations.   Nitze entered the theater in December, 2013 via the Mediterranean Sea and Suez Canal. Her crew conducted maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts there, and remained off […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) hosted ROTC future officers as part of Career Oriented Training for Midshipmen (CORTRAMID) July 25-28. Twenty-five ROTC midshipmen embarked aboard the Norfolk-based ship as part of an effort to help the future leaders determine the specialty in which to begin their naval career. The group, […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Industry news

      Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) put its new damage control program to the test while underway Dec. 9. Nitze recently adjusted its damage control program in an effort to better fight the ship in a multi-mission environment. With the implementation of the Rapid Response and Isolation (RRI) team, Nitze is innovating […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) participated in a series of training exercises with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Charlottetown (FFH 339), July 27. The exercise included a short term crew exchange which sent Nitze Sailors to Charlottetown while Nitze hosted Charlottetown Sailors. The exercise offered a glimpse into the operations […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) participated in a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training exercise, Jan. 18. The scenario tested the ability of the VBSS team to conduct a boarding after pirates attacked a vessel. “They hit us hard,” said Operations Specialist 2nd Class Jehovani Berrocales, the assistant […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Training & Education

    Commander of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) Rear Adm. Jim Malloy visited guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94), Dec. 12. Malloy, embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), toured the ship, met with the Chiefs Mess and the ship’s officers, and held an all hands call, where he answered […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) performed last rights for eight Sailors while sailing off the coast of Virginia in May. Since the earliest days of sail to today’s Navy, Sailors have interred their fallen shipmates to the seas. What began as a necessity for a seafaring way of life, is […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) departed US Naval Station Norfolk for a routine group sail with other ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 on October 29. Stout will sail alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87), USS Nitze (DDG 94) and the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) arrived in Villefranche, France March 26 for a regularly-scheduled port visit. The visit serves to continue U.S. 6th Fleet efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and improve maritime safety and security in the region. “We believe that regularly-scheduled port visits to […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyers USS Mason (DDG 87), USS Nitze (DDG 94), and USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) returned to Norfolk Naval Station on November 5, completing a seven-month deployment to the US 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation. The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers deployed April 1 as part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 and Carrier […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln got underway from Norfolk to start a deployment in which it will sail around the world before arriving at its new homeport in San Diego. The carrier will shift homeports after completing a mid-life overhaul at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Next in line for the […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group will arrive at their homeports December 30 following a seven-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. More than 6,000 sailors will return home just in time for New Year’s Eve celebrations. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), guided-missile cruiser USS […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) departed Villefranche, France March 29 after a regularly-scheduled port visit. During the visit, the crew was able to enjoy some French culture and unwind after a busy Atlantic Ocean transit. “The culture was amazing,” said Fire Controlman 3rd Class Valerie Goldfarb. “All of the food I […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ships and air wing of the U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group have completed a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in preparation for their future deployment. COMPTUEX measured the carrier strike group’s ability to perform and respond as an integrated team during simulated scenarios the group may encounter while deployed. Ike CSG is comprised […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $303.7 million contract for the the delivery of 214 Tomahawk block IV all-up-round vertical launch system missiles and spares. Apart from the U.S. Navy, spares will be delivered to the UK government and the Royal Navy under the foreign military sales program. Raytheon is expected to […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, with about 7,000 sailors attached to its carrier strike group, departed Naval Station Norfolk for a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations. The IKE CSG is deploying to relieve the Harry S. Truman Strike Group supporting air strikes against ISIL. As a part of the […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), together with its carrier strike group (Ike CSG), entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, July 8. The carrier, accompanied by embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), concluded operations in the […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) paid a four day visit to Naples, Italy and returned to regular tasks June 21. San Jacinto arrived in Naples following several days of at-sea operations with Italian naval vessels during a combined Flotta Verde/Great Green Fleet passing exercise with ships assigned to the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. […]