USS Kidd and El Salvadoran Forces Unite for PASSEX

July 29, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100), partnered with El Salvador Maritime Patrol Vessel (PM-13) to conduct a passing exercise (PASSEX), July 29. PASSEXs are unit exercises requiring cooperation, communication and interoperability between two or more navies, testing advanced ship maneuvering and tactics. It affords the opportunity to improve crews’ knowledge and demonstrate shared tactics. “This exercise was a…

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USS Kidd conducts crew swap, transitions to next phase of COVID-19 response

May 18, 2020 – The Navy has transitioned into the next phase of its aggressive response to the COVID-19 outbreak on board the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100). On May 18, the Navy transferred nearly 90 confirmed healthy Sailors from quarantine onto the Kidd to replace the caretaker crew that has been aboard since the ship arrived in San…

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