There will be some happy families at Naval Station Everett this week as the USS Momsen returns home. Here’s the official word from Kristin Ching at Naval Station Everett…The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) will return to her homeport of Naval Station Everett Aug. 22, concluding a four-month deployment in the Western Pacific.
While deployed, Momsen took part in Talisman Saber and Cooperation and Readiness Afloat Training (CARAT).
During exercise Talisman Saber, Momsen participated alongside units from the Royal Australian Navy and the USS Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group. Talisman Saber is the second largest maritime exercise in the world jointly led by U.S. Pacific Command and the Australian Defense Force (ADF).
Additionally, Momsen participated in CARAT, a series of annual bilateral naval exercises between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Timor Leste.