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WATERS NEAR GUAM (Sept. 8, 2014) The forward-deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) operates in the Pacific while on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Fitzgerald, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, operates from Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David Flewellyn)
USS Fitzgerald arrives in Subic Bay for port visit

SUBIC BAY, Philippines - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Subic Bay for a brief port call that highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States, April 1.

The ship’s crew will use the stop to conduct some minor repairs with the assistance of Philippine companies.

The United States and Philippines continue to build upon their 70-year history of partnership through defense cooperation, port visits, and military training activities. The American and Philippine militaries have worked together on areas of mutual interest including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and maritime security.

USS Fitzgerald is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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