USS Cowpens Holds Cruiser Modernization Induction
The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens was inducted as the first ship to undergo a modernization effort that will significantly upgrade its capabilities in multiple mission areas, at Naval Base San Diego.
USS Cowpens Holds Cruiser Modernization Induction, Change of Command
SAN DIEGO - Vice Adm. William H. Hilarides, commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), right, shakes hands with Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet after receiving authority over USS Cowpens (CG 63) during a change of command and induction ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.
Cowpens Crew Hosts Fall Command Picnic
SAN DIEGO- More than 200 Sailors from the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and their family members attended a fall command picnic to celebrate their hard work and camaraderie at Admiral Baker Park in San Diego.
Cowpens Sailors Volunteer at Guam School
AGAT, Guam -- Sailors from the forward-deployed guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) participated in a community relations (COMREL) event at Marcial A. Sablan Elementary School in Agat while the ship was in port on Guam.
Cowpens Flight Deck Stands Ready
PHILIPPINE SEA - Ticonderoga guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) flight deck crew have been operating non-stop during daylight hours in support of Operation Damayan.
Cowpens Assists in Operation Damayan
TALCOBAN, Philippines - Ticonderoga guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) commenced its aid to the Republic of the Philippines in support of Operation Damayan.
USS Cowpens Lend Helping Hand During Operation Damayan
PHILIPPINE SEA - After a few days in port Hong Kong, San Diego-based Ticonderoga guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens' (CG 63) mission shifted, to provide immediate aid in the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in namely Samar and Leyte Island of the Republic of the Philippines.
Cowpens Rescues Injured Mariners
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA – Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) responded to a distress call and rescued two injured civilian mariners off the southwest coast of the Republic of Korea.
USS Cowpens Departs for Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The Ticonderoga class, guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) departs San Diego for a seven-month Western Pacific deployment.
Cowpens Honors Sailors for Saving Lives in Oklahoma Tornado
SAN DIEGO – Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Vice Adm. Thomas H. Copeman, III, presented two Sailors with the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for their life-saving efforts during a tornado in Okla., in an awards ceremony on Naval Base San Diego, June 12.
USS Cowpens Returns from Japan, Hull-Swap
SAN DIEGO - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in San Diego, April 8, from the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility after completing its forward-deployed mission and a hull swap with USS Antietam (CG 54).
USS Cowpens and USS Antietam Complete Hull Swap
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Capt. Tom Disy, commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), salutes Capt. Robert Tortora, commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), at the conclusion of a hull swap ceremony at Fleet Activities Yokosuka.
Cowpens Sailors Kick It With Indonesian Forces
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Ashley Jerousek, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), dribbles the ball past a defender during a soccer game against Sailors and Marines assigned to INA Lantmal III at Yonmarhanlan III Base.
USS Cowpens Visits Jakarta
JAKARTA, Indonesia - The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in Jakarta for a port visit.
Cowpens Sailors Serve Saipan School
SAIPAN – Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) spent time working hard and playing harder at the Mount Carmel School.
USS Cowpens (CG 63) Arrives in Singapore
SINGAPORE - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in Singapore for a port visit Oct. 13. “We are very fortunate to be able to visit Singapore as often as we do,” said Capt. Robert Marin, Cowpens’ commanding officer. “The citizens of Singapore have always made us feel welcome, and we look forward to once again enjoying the culture and friendship that the city has always given us.”
Cowpens Hosts Republic of Korea Navy Sailors
USS COWPENS At Sea - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) hosted Republic of Korea (ROK) navy sailors after completing a port visit to Busan, Republic of Korea, Oct. 3.
USS Cowpens Arrives in Laem Chabang
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in Laem Chaban, Thailand, for a port visit.
Cowpens Sailors Use Total Force Integration to Build Skills, Relations
The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) started its total force integration with Commander Task Force (CTF 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW 5) embarked in USS George Washington (CVN 73), along with ships from the Royal Australian Navy to ramp up for the upcoming Talisman Saber (TS 11) joint exercise.
Cowpens Sailors Get Frocked
YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 02, 2011) – Sailors of the USS Cowpens (CG 63) celebrated the achievements of their peers today during the Frocking and Awards Ceremony.
Cowpens Takes a Break in Saipan
SAIPAN, United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (May 27, 2011) – Sailors of the USS Cowpens (CG 63) were treated with a taste of home as they pulled in to port in Saipan.
Cowpens Receives Project Good Neighbor Award
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan (May 6, 2011) – Sailors of the USS Cowpens (CG 63) were pleased to hear that through their hard work in the community, they had received the Project Good Neighbor Award for Medium Sea Command for 2010.
Vice Admiral Van Buskirk Visits Cowpens
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan (April 21, 2011) – Sailors of the USS Cowpens (CG 63) were honored to host Vice Admiral Scott R. Van Buskirk, Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet during a visit on Thursday.
A New Born is Introduced to Naval Tradition
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan (March 02, 2011) – USS Cowpens (CG 63) Sailors witnessed one of the Navy's oldest traditions when they gathered in the ship's pilot house on March 2, to celebrate the baptism of the daughter of one of their shipmates.
Cowpens Conducts Lagging Repairs
SINGAPORE (Feb. 9, 2011) - USS Cowpens (CG 63) crew members completed 128 lagging jobs, as well as repairs on several roller chocks and a fuel tank during the ship's nine-day port visit in Singapore at Changi Naval Base in Singapore, Feb. 9.
Work Hard, Play Hard: Cowpens Gets a Lagging Makeover
CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (February 10, 2011) – Working ports may not sound like much fun, but when you are able to maximize liberty while ensuring a tremendous amount of work gets accomplished, the results and benefits are readily seen.
COWPENS Makes Historic Return with New Mission
KOROR, Palau (January 23, 2011) – Some sixty-seven years after her predecessor’s initial visit to the country of Palau, USS Cowpens returned. The first two times were during a time of war with a mission to support the U.S. presence in the South Pacific.
USS Cowpens in Exercise Keen Sword 2011
PHILIPPINE SEA (Dec. 10, 2010) - Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships sail in formation during a photograph exercise, as part of exercise Keen Sword 2011.
Cowpens (CG 63) Community Service Project in Japan
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Kermit Jones, command chaplain aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), greets children from the Fujisawa City Misono Orphanage during a community relations project sponsored by Cowpens and the U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka. More than 70 children were transported onboard Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a day of bowling, playing in the park and an American style barbecue with more than 100 command volunteers.
Cowpens' Namesake Hosts 33rd Mighty Moo Festival
COWPENS, S.C (NNS) -- Sailors from both U.S. Navy ships named for the battle of Cowpens attended a five-day festival here to honor those who have served aboard the ships that have shared a name with the town.
USS Cowpens conducts engineering operational testing
YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 25, 2010) Chief Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) Joel Villaflor, from Fairfield, Calif., communicates with the bridge during engineering operational testing aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63)