USS Rafael Peralta Arrives at New Homeport of Yokosuka

February 4, 2021 – Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) arrived Feb. 4, to its new forward deployed location in Yokosuka, Japan. The forward presence of Rafael Peralta enhances the national security of the United States and allies and partners, and improves its ability to protect strategic interests. It will directly support the Defense Strategic Guidance to posture…

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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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