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PHILIPPINE SEA (March 7, 2017) The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), foreground, USS Mustin (DDG 89), center left, and USS Barry (DDG 52), right, participate in a missile exercise (MISSILEX) during Multisail 17. Multisail 17 is a bilateral training exercise improving interoperability between the U.S. and Japanese forces. This exercise benefits from realistic, shared training enhancing our ability to work together to confront any contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William McCann/Released)
USS Barry to visit Guadalcanal for Battle of Guadalcanal 75th Anniversary

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 3, 2017) The destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, will arrive at the port of Honiara, Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands on August 4 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal.

Barry, commanded by Cmdr. Dave Huljack, is an Arleigh Burke class AEGIS guided-missile destroyer; 505 feet in length; displacing nearly 9,000 tons; hosting an approximate crew size of 280.

While in Honiara, the crew is looking forward to participating in various ceremonies, memorial services, a parade, community volunteer events, sporting events, and indulging in the local culture with traditional food and dance.

USS Barry is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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