USS Monterey (CG 61) Story Archive

Monterey Gets Six New Chiefs  (29 September 2007)
Six chief petty officer selectees were frocked to chief petty officer in a pinning ceremony held Sept. 21 aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG-61).
Morehead City Mayor Visits USS Monterey  (10 October 2007)
Morehead City Mayor Gerald A. “Jerry” Jones Jr. and his wife Ruth greeted Sailors aboard USS Monterey (CG 61), Oct. 6.
Monterey Hosts Change of Command  (1 November 2007)
USS Monterey (CG 61) hosted a change of command ceremony aboard Monterey at Naval Station Norfolk on Oct. 12.
Monterey Promotes 17 New Petty Officers  (4 December 2007)
Seventeen Sailors were promoted to petty officer 3rd class at a ceremony held, Nov. 17, aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61).
USS Monterey Earns Second Consecutive Battle "E"  (7 March 2008)
The guided missile cruiser, USS Monterey (CG 61), received its second consecutive Battle Efficiency award on Feb. 29, for the crew's performance during calendar year 2007.
Monterey Sailor Makes the Team  (17 April 2008)
A boatswain's mate from USS Monterey (CG 61) was selected for the U.S. Navy Baseball team on March 16.
USS Monterey Visits Key West  (16 February 2011)
The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) completed a successful port visit in Key West, Fla., Feb. 14, wrapping up the ship's composite training unit exercise and propelling them into a Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) with the George H.W. Bush Strike Group.
USS Monterey Completes 5th and 6th Fleet Deployment  (5 January 2014)
Guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) and embarked air detachment, the "Vipers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 48, returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Jan. 5 after completing a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations.

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