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  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2018
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    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 […]

  • 20 November 2017
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2015
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2018
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    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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2015
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Warrant Officer 1 Wayne Burbury, from Halifax, has been awarded a Commendation from Rear Admiral Clive Johnstone CBE for his outstanding work at Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) training crews to manage logistics while on operations worldwide. He works for the Flag Officer Sea Training organisation in Plymouth, where his role is to deliver logistics […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, together with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) for a scheduled port visit and joint exercises on March 15. The Carl Vinson Strike Group completed two weeks of routine operations in the South China Sea and will […]

  • 31 January 2018
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    US Navy ships assigned to the Carl Vinson carrier strike group arrived in Guam on January 30 and 31 for the first port call of their Western Pacific deployment. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived with nearly 6,000 […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), with 170 embarked Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force, arrived at Port of Los Angeles to kick-off the inaugural Los Angeles Fleet Week, which runs Aug. 30 to Sept. 5. Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618), which arrives Sept. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities

    An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter lifts off from the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) for a torpedo training exercise during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014.   In its 20th year, CARAT is a bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy carrier strike group attached to the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (CVN 70) took part in an at-sea exercise with ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) in the East China Sea. The U.S. Navy and JMSDF operated together form March 7 to 10 to increase proficiency in basic maritime skills and […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20. Somerset and Cape St. George will be making the transit to Naval […]