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…

Reagan, Barry and Stethem Sailors Join for School Outreach in Korea

By Petty Officer 2nd Class (SW) Kevin V. Cunningham, USS Barry Public Affairs KOJE-DO, Republic of Korea – Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Barry (DDG 52) and USS Stethem (DDG 63), joined together in a community relations project (COMREL) at the Aikwangwon orphanage in Koje-do,…

Carrier Strike Group Five Arrives in Busan

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Sara B. Sexton, Commander, Task Force 70 Public Affairs BUSAN, Republic of Korea – Units from Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 arrived in Busan for a port visit, Oct. 16. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile…

Missile Defenders of the Year Recognized

By Ensign Christopher Dawson, USS Shiloh (CG 67) Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan (Feb. 12, 2016) – Eight individuals were recognized as Missile Defenders of the Year for integrated air and missile defense excellence, Feb. 12, during a ceremony held in the Officers’ Club of Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka. The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance recognized the…

George Washington Strike Group Maintains Security and Stability during 2014 Patrol

From USS George Washington Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan – The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived at its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan upon completion of its 2014 patrol, Nov. 25. Throughout the 2014 Patrol the GWCSG  was made up of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and…

Stethem Sailors Honor Tradition, Celebrate Navy’s 239th Birthday

By Ensign Rebecca Speer, USS Stethem Public Affairs SUBIC BAY, Philippines – The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem celebrated the Navy’s 239th birthday while in port Subic Bay, Oct. 13. Stethem’s First Class Petty Officer Association (FCPOA) hosted a celebration on the mess decks to celebrate the Navy’s Birthday. During the ceremony they presented…