USS Shoup to Return to Naval Station Everett Monday

November 14, 2013

Everett

After an extended deployment the USS Shoup and her crew will return to Naval Station Everett on Monday. Here are the details courtesy of Kristin Ching at Naval Station Everett…

USS Shoup

photo courtesy of USS Shoup Facebook page

The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) is scheduled to return to its homeport of Naval Station Everett Nov. 18 following an extended deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR).

Deployed since Jan. 9, Shoup was assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23 and conducted operations with the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group. The ship took part in a number of exercises, theater security cooperation, and maritime presence operations with partner nations.

“It has been a long, task-filled deployment,” said Cmdr. Jill Cesari, Shoup’s commanding officer. “The crew performed superbly across a myriad of missions.”

Shoup is commanded by Cmdr. Jill Cesari and was commissioned June 22, 2002 in Seattle, Wash. The ship was named after Gen. David Monroe Shoup, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient and the twenty second commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps.

U.S. Third Fleet leads naval forces in the Eastern Pacific from the West Coast of North America to the international date line and provides the realistic, relevant training necessary for an effective global Navy.

For more information on USS Shoup visit:
http://www.public.navy.mil/surfor/ddg86

Follow DDG 86 on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/OFFICIAL-PAGE-OF-USS-SHOUP-DDG-86/263860562185

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