SAN DIEGO - Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 7.
Harris joined Vice Adm. Thomas H. Copeman III, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, on the tour as part of a visit to the San Diego area.
During the visit, Harris took part in a walk-through of the ship’s forward vertical launching system and combat information center. The new technology installed on board John Paul Jones makes it one of the most advanced warships in the fleet.
John Paul Jones is currently pierside at its homeport of Naval Base San Diego and is scheduled to take part in several upcoming test and evaluation missions.