Harpers Ferry Completes MDVR in Duqm, Oman

August 14, 2019 – USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) completed its mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR) while pierside in Duqm, Oman, Aug. 12. The seven-day port visit allowed the crew and contractors to perform vital repairs and maintenance to ventilation, plumbing, lagging, and the ship’s aft close-in weapons system (CIWS), but also gave Sailors and Marines the opportunity to get off the ship to explore a new place. “Deployments are a demanding and challenging time, not only for the Sailor and Marines onboard Harpers Ferry, but for our equipment as well,”…

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Spruance Completes MDVR in Jebel Ali

January 22, 2019 – USS Spruance (DDG 111) departed Jebel Ali, after completing a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR), Jan. 13. MDVRs are maintenance periods designed to allow the crew to complete repairs and maintenance on the ship that typically cannot be done underway and will ensure mission readiness for the remainder of a deployment. During the port visit, the Spruance crew performed ship preservation maintenance, completed an engine change-out, had several lagging and deck preservation jobs completed, went on tours hosted by the ship’s Moral, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) team,…

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USS Jason Dunham Completes MDVR in Bahrain

November 6, 2018 – USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 31, after an eight-day port visit for a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR) and to give crewmembers an opportunity to volunteer at a local school. Jason Dunham, which deployed from Norfolk, Virginia June 2, spent 66 consecutive days underway before arriving in Manama for the ship’s MDVR. “Being far away from homeport and at sea for a long period takes a toll on equipment that is continuously operating,” said Lt. Antonio Thompson, the ship’s maintenance officer. “Manama is a…

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USS San Diego Departs Souda Bay After Successful MDVR

USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Souda Bay, Greece, after a scheduled port visit for San Diego’s mid-deployment voyage repair maintenance visit Oct. 21, 2017. San Diego’s port visit allowed the crew and contractors to conduct vital repairs, maintenance and ensure the ship remained in operational condition for its deployment. “We had contractors come out to our ship to help us understand the technical side of some of the maintenance we needed to get done,” said Engineman 2nd Class Tyler Foster, assigned to San Diego’s engineering department. San Diego also…

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