Vice Admiral Rowden Paints Battle "E" on USS Benfold
YOKOSUKA, Japan (Apr. 14, 2017) Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, Commander Naval Surface Forces, helps the crew of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile USS Benfold (DDG 65) paint all five Maritime Warfare Excellence Awards on the side of the ship. Rowden visited the ship during Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15’s Surface Warfare Officer Summit Apr. 10-14. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Haley Burgess/ Released)
SINKEX Conducted During Valiant Shield 2016
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) – Live fire from ships and aircraft participating in Valiant Shield 2016 sank the decommissioned USS Rentz (FFG 46) in waters 30,000 feet deep and 117 nautical miles northeast of Guam Sept. 13.