It’s summertime and while we should be maximizing our time outdoors, we find ourselves wearing masks and practicing social distancing. We are truly in uncharted waters. Although we might be feeling at times like we may be “making circles in the water” and have no clear tasking, we must stay focused on our next port of call -San Antonio -now 14 months away. I am anxious to hear “liberty call, liberty call” so I can drink to the foam with each of you!
USS Sterett (DDG-104) leads the way on a show of force transit training exercise with USS Dewey (DDG-105), USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108), USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) and USS O’Kane (DDG-77) on Nov. 4, 2016.
September 1, 1983, Korean Airlines Flight007 was shot down by Soviet interceptors. The US Seventh Fleet’s USS Sterett CG31 became the flagship of the US search and rescue/salvage task force 71.
1915 Sterett sailors secure an AH-12 type seaplane on hoist aboard DD-27.
1941 DD-407 investigates an aircraft crash at sea during November 1941. Some plane wreckage can be seen floating in foreground off the starboard bow.