USS Rafael Peralta Completes Maiden Deployment

September 4, 2020 – USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) returned to San Diego, Sept. 3,marking the completion of the ship’s maiden deployment. Rafael Peralta spent seven and a half months in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. Rafael Peralta deployed January 17 with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike group to conduct security and stability operations in the Western Pacific.…

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Exercises begin on passage to Hawaii

August 6, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy has begun multilateral exercises with warships from Singapore, Brunei and the United States, while sailing to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020. HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius are exercising with RSS Supreme of the Republic of Singapore Navy, KDB Darulehsan of the Royal Brunei Navy, and USS…

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USS Rafael Peralta joins partners for multinational group sail

August 4, 2020 – USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) commenced a multinational group sail alongside warships from Australia, Brunei, and Singapore, Aug. 1. Rafael Peralta joined alongside HMA ships Stuart (FFH 153) and Sirius (AO 266) of the Australian Defense Force (ADF), KDB Darulehsan (OPV 07) of the Royal Brunei Navy, and RSS Supreme (FFG 73) of the Republic of…

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U.S. Navy identifies Sailor who died in Guam

August 1, 2020 – Gerald William Turner, Jr., 23, a Gunner’s Mate Seaman assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) was pronounced dead at 2:08 p.m., July 30, 2020 at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam. Turner was found unresponsive within a designated liberty area at Naval Base Guam during a scheduled port visit. Three search and…

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USN & USMC Strengthen Integrated Warfighting Capabilities

May 14, 2020 – Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy and the U.S Marine Corps are conducting integrated operations in support of regional security and stability in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. These operations at sea focus on interoperability to further develop warfighting concepts, improve distributed maritime operations, and enable real-world proficiency and readiness in response to…

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