DDG-104 is ordered

DDG-104 is ordered

Today 13 September 2002, the contract to build DDG-104 was awarded to Bath Iron Works Corporation in Bath, Maine.  During Admiral Michael “Mike” Mullen’s tenure as CNO (2005 – 2007), the former USS STERETT (CG 31) Executive Officer in the early...
The Battle of Dong Hoi

The Battle of Dong Hoi

From USS STERETT Association Vice-President Burton Dietz – “I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with my former Weapons Officer LCDR Mike Cornforth and got some valuable insight into what transpired aboard the 31 during the Battle of Dong Hoi.  Even...
New DLG/CG-31 Webpage

New DLG/CG-31 Webpage

STERETT Family, today we combined the DLG-31 and CG-31 webpages into one to create unity among the 31 hull.  And in the process, create a webpage that is easier to navigate and find stuff associated with that hull.  We want to make sure that we are clear, we are not...
The last DLG-31 CO passes…

The last DLG-31 CO passes…

We just received word that CAPT H. E. Reichert, USN, died 03 July 2020.  He was awarded the Silver Star Medal during his command tour and the ship was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon.  Rest in peace Sir, we have the watch....
Virtual Museum

Virtual Museum

STERETT Family, our virtual museum just grew some more and now we have a total of six (6) items listed for view.  Many more items are inbound and will be posted as soon as on hand.  If you wish to donate an item, please send it to the Association for safe keeping, or...
Operation Boat People

Operation Boat People

In keeping with the USS STERETT Association’s objective to educate the public on the naval heritage of all ships named after Lt. Andrew Sterett (Bylaws, 2013), a new webpage has been added to our website to document the assist of and the rescue of Vietnamese...
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