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…

U.S. Navy, Republic of Korea Navy Participate in Maritime Exercises During Foal Eagle 2017

By Lt. j.g. Soon Kwon, USS McCampbell Public Affairs WATERS SURROUNDING THE KOREAN PENINSULA – U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy ships commenced the maritime portion of exercise Foal Eagle 17, March 21. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85), USS Barry (DDG 52) and USS Stethem (DDG 63) participated in…

McCampbell Visits Otaru

By Lt. j.g. Soon Kwon, USS McCampbell Public Affairs OTARU, Japan – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) completed its port visit to Otaru, Japan, Feb. 7. During McCampbell’s time in port, the ship hosted tours for distinguished visitors and participated in sporting events with local residents. Sailors also, volunteered at…

U.S. Navy, JMSDF Complete Annual Bilateral Training Exercise, Multi Sail 2016

By Ensign Soon Kwon, USS McCampbell (DDG 85) Public Affairs GUAM – Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, Commander, Task Force (CTF) 72, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) completed the annual bilateral training exercise Multi Sail 2016, March 11. The six-day exercise consisted of torpedo and missile shoots, surface action group maneuvers, anti-submarine training,…