USS Higgins to Depart for Deployment
Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) will depart San Diego for a regularly scheduled independent deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility on Nov. 20.
CNO to Destroyer Crew – “I’ve got your back”
EVERETT, Wash. – As part of a fleet visit to the Pacific Northwest, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson spent three hours aboard USS Gridley (DDG 101), Nov. 15, where he told the crew “I’ve got your back.”
Mexican Navy's visit to SMWDC
Commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), Rear Adm. John Wade (right), poses for a photo with Capt. Angel San Luis with the Mexican Naval Secretariat at Naval Base San Diego.
USS SOMERSET HOLDS CHANGE OF COMMAND
Capt. William Sherrod relieved Capt. Darren Glaser as the commanding officer of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) during a change of command ceremony aboard the USS Midway museum in San Diego harbor, Nov. 2.
USS Champion Conducts Oceanic Survey
The Avenger-class mine countermeasure ship USS Champion (MCM 4) returned to Naval Base San Diego following the successful completion of a survey operation in the waters off the coast of Southern California, Sept. 11.
Engineering Course Prepares Leaders for the Fleet
Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, stopped by the Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) Engineering Schoolhouse to speak to the chief petty officers (CPOs) enrolled in the Senior Enlisted Propulsion Engineering Course (SEPEC).