USS Halsey returns to Pearl Harbor after deployment

USS Halsey (DDG 97) returned to its homeport, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 14, after a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. Halsey departed Pearl Harbor, Oct. 16, to join the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group. During its deployment, Halsey supported maritime security operations, freedom of navigation operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the South China Sea, Arabian Sea, and surrounding waters. “The crew performed absolutely phenomenally throughout this deployment,” said Cmdr. David L. Reyes, Halsey’s commanding officer. “We’ve led from the front…

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USS Preble Returns Home from Deployment

USS Preble (DDG 88) returns to its homeport, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 27, after more than six months on a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. While deployed, Preble conducted security, stability and freedom of navigation operations throughout the Arabian Sea, Indo-Pacific region, and surrounding waters. The ship was underway for more than 173 days and conducted approximately 1,000 flight hours with the ship’s embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, Det. 5 Easyriders. “I am extremely proud of the hard work and dedication…

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USS Preble, USS Halsey Deploy From Pearl Harbor

USS Preble (DDG 88) and USS Halsey (DDG 97) departed Pearl Harbor for a regularly-scheduled deployment, Oct. 16. Preble, with embarked helicopter detachment from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 37, and Halsey will join the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, along with the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), and guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) for a routine deployment to conduct maritime security, forward presence, and theater security operations in the 7th and 5th Fleet areas of operation. “The…

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Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Departs for Deployment

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment, Oct. 6. Theodore Roosevelt, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, will join USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), USS Halsey (DDG 97), USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Preble (DDG 88) for a routine deployment. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group deployment is an example of the U.S. Navy’s routine presence in waters around the globe, displaying commitment to stability, regional cooperation and economic prosperity for all nations. “The U.S. Navy carrier strike group is the…

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Bunker Hill Begins Western Pacific Deployment Sporting New Hull Number Style

USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) departed San Diego for a scheduled seven-month deployment, Oct. 7.  Operating forward, Bunker Hill will serve as the Integrated Air and Missile Warfare Commander of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), prepared to control the sea and project power where and when the nation needs.  “The U.S. Navy carrier strike group is the most versatile, capable force at sea,” said Rear Adm. Steve Koehler, commander, Carrier Strike Group 9. “After nearly a year of training and integration exercises, the entire team is ready as…

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USS Sampson departs for deployment with Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group

USS Sampson (DDG 102) departed its homeport of Naval Station Everett for a scheduled deployment, Oct. 3. Sampson is assigned to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, which has spent the past year preparing for deployment. CSG 9 completed a series of pre-deployment inspections and training evolutions, including Board of Inspection and Survey and a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). The strike group’s readiness was evaluated through a variety of training scenarios covering command and control functions, crew safety evolutions, search and rescue operations, damage control testing, and other operational capabilities…

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