VADM Kitchener visits USS Higgins
Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener, Commander, Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet, and Cmdr. Nick Wissel, the commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) salute the ensign during colors.
USS HIGGINS Change of Command
On Friday, January 18th, the crew of USS Higgins assembled aboard USS MIDWAY (CV 41) to witness an age old Navy tradition; the Changing of Command. With both crew and museum visitors alike watching, CDR David N. Taft relieved CDR Victor J. Garza of command of USS Higgins.
USS Higgins Returns to San Diego After Deployment
SAN DIEGO– The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) returned to its homeport of San Diego following a successful seven-month deployment to the 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility June 21.