USS Mustin Departs Shimoda, Black Ship Festival

By Mass Communication Specialist 3 rd Class William Collins III, USS Mustin Public Affairs SHIMODA, Japan (May 23, 2017) – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) departed Shimoda, Japan after a port visit, May 18-22, during the city’s Black Ship Festival. The Yokosuka-based destroyer visited Shimoda for the 78th annual Black…

USS Mustin Arrives for Black Ship Festival

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Collins III, USS Mustin Public Affairs SHIMODA, Japan (May 18, 2017) – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) pulled into the port of Shimoda, Japan, May 18, to celebrate the 78th annual Black Ship Festival. The festival commemorates the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry and…

Carrier Strike Group 5 Begins 2017 Patrol

By Commander, Task Force 70 Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 departed for patrol, May 16, to commence its routine operations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. CSG 5 is starting this patrol with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76); the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67); the Arleigh…