SNA Naval Heritage Program: Guadalcanal

First hand account by CAPT C. Raymond Calhoun, USN(Ret.) at the Surface Navy Association (SNA) Reunion in 2011.  He is introduced at minute 26:50 and starting at about minute 40, DD-407 is mentioned (he keeps getting referenced as Callahan, but we know his last name...
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...
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