USS Ford
Decommissioned October 31, 2014
USS Ford FFG 54 

EVERETT, WA (April 9, 2011) – USS FORD getting underway from Naval Station Everett for her upcoming Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by LT William Stange/Released)
USS FORD Deploys 
 
Everett, WA (April 9, 2011) - The guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) departed Naval Station Everett for a deployment to the Western Pacific.

Ford and her crew will participate in multi-national exercises, patrols and training missions. Ford is part of an on-going rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations.

Ford has completed regular ship maintenance and training in preparation for the deployment that will include strengthening international partnerships across a range of operations. Ford's mission during the deployment will directly support the Navy's Maritime Strategy by providing forward presence, deterrence, maritime security, and humanitarian assistance and disaster response wherever necessary.
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