Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Ms. Mary J. Miller and leaders from four allied nations visited Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Sept. 15, to familiarize themselves with U.S. carrier operations.
Capt. Warren E. Cupps relieved Capt. Nick Sarap as commander, Destroyer Squadron 1 during a change of command ceremony aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), Oct. 25.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Jan. 15, for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group.