USS O’Kane Returns Home from Deployment

USS O’Kane (DDG 77) returned home to Naval Base San Diego February 6, completing an eight-month independent deployment to the U.S.5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. O’Kane deployed in June 2021 in support of national tasking, serving as the ballistic missile defense(BMD)commander for Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 while operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet and the primary BMD…

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Carl Vinson CSG Trains in Hawaiian Waters

June 17, 2021 – U.S. Navy units assigned to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 are operating in the Hawaiian Islands Operating Area and continue to integrate operations with the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. “Operating in Hawaii provides unique opportunities for Vinson to train jointly while positioned to respond if called,” said Vice Adm. Steve Koehler,…

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SWRMC Completes USS O’Kane Repairs Five Days Early

February 4, 2021 – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) completed an emergent maintenance availability for USS O’Kane (DDG 77) five days early on Jan. 22. The work repaired failures that prevented the ship from getting underway to conduct a mission essential exercise. SWRMC’s Waterfront Operations, Engineering, Contracts, and Finance Departments collaborated with industry partners to successfully complete the seven-week availability.…

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