USS Chafee Joins US 7th Fleet AOR

first_img View post tag: fleet View post tag: News by topic May 25, 2015 USS Chafee Joins US 7th Fleet AOR The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), May 22, after departing from her homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 18.Commanded by Cmdr. Shea Thompson, the ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, is scheduled to conduct theater security cooperation engagements and maritime security operations while maintaining stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.Chaffee’s will initially participate in the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI), a joint Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Commerce program, which supports maritime law enforcement operations to administer U.S. and Pacific Island Nations fisheries laws and the suppression of illicit activities.Chafee is a multi-mission ship with strike warfare, anti-air warfare, anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare capabilities designed to operate independently or with an associated strike group.Image: US Navy View post tag: 7th View post tag: AOR View post tag: Navy View post tag: Naval Authorities View post tag: Asia-Pacific Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Chafee Joins US 7th Fleet AOR View post tag: US View post tag: USS Chafee Share this articlelast_img

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