USS Mustin Arrives in Otaru

By Ensign Leah Antil, USS Mustin Public Affairs OTARU, Japan – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived for its third port visit to Otaru, Japan, Feb. 2. During Mustin’s time in port, the ship will conduct tours for distinguished visitors, play basketball with Otaru Meiho High School students, and participate…

USS Mustin Conducts Navy Surface Firing Support Recertification

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick Morrissey, USS Mustin Public Affairs WATERS OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN — The Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) completed a Naval Surface Fire Support (NSFS) recertification on Nov. 2. Naval Surface Fire Support includes the Navy’s destroyers and cruisers’ ability to provide support from the…

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…

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…