USS John Finn returns from maiden deployment

April 2, 2021 – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) returned to San Diego April 2, after the ship‘s maiden deployment. John Finn departed with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) for a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific December 23. “John Finn provided presence and maintained the freedom of the seas while deployed,” said Cmdr. Bralyn…

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USNS Charles Drew Conducts FONOP on South Korea

On March 31 (local time) USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the vicinity of the Kuk-To Island, consistent with international law. This freedom of navigation operation (“FONOP”) upheld the rights, freedoms, and lawful uses of the sea recognized in international law by challenging the Republic of Korea’s excessive straight baseline claim. U.S. Forces operate in…

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Logistics team keeps 7th Fleet armed, fueled, fed in Indo-Pacific

July 22, 2020 – The 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed fleet, with hundreds of ships, submarines and aircraft in the theater on any given day. That steady presence would not be possible without the responsive, resilient sustainment provided by the replenishment team at Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) / Task Force 73 (CTF 73) and…

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