Theodore Roosevelt CSG Escort and COVID-19 Survivor USS Kidd Returns to Everett

September 21, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Everett following the ship’s deployment to the U.S. 7th and 4th Fleets area of operations (AOR), Sept. 21. The deployment began in January as part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, which ended with a major outbreak of COVID-19 on Theodore Roosevelt and…

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USS Kidd and El Salvadoran Forces Unite for PASSEX

July 29, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100), partnered with El Salvador Maritime Patrol Vessel (PM-13) to conduct a passing exercise (PASSEX), July 29. PASSEXs are unit exercises requiring cooperation, communication and interoperability between two or more navies, testing advanced ship maneuvering and tactics. It affords the opportunity to improve crews’ knowledge and demonstrate shared tactics. “This exercise was a…

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USS Kidd conducts crew swap, transitions to next phase of COVID-19 response

May 18, 2020 – The Navy has transitioned into the next phase of its aggressive response to the COVID-19 outbreak on board the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100). On May 18, the Navy transferred nearly 90 confirmed healthy Sailors from quarantine onto the Kidd to replace the caretaker crew that has been aboard since the ship arrived in San…

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