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Nicole Coniglio and students from her 5th grade class at Public School 160 William T. Sampson Elementary hold up a picture of the Precommissioning Unit Sampson (DDG 102) for Gas Turbine Systems Technician 2nd Class Jorge Siguenza .

Nicole Coniglio and students from her 5th grade class at Public School...

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Jun. 11, 2007) Nicole Coniglio and students from her 5th grade class at Public School 160 William T. Sampson Elementary hold up a picture of the Precommissioning Unit Sampson (DDG 102) for Gas T... more

Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a rehearsal for the ship's commissioning ceremony.

Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG...

BOSTON, Mass. (Nov. 01, 2007) Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a rehearsal for the ship's commissioning ceremony. Sampson is the 52nd of 62 Arleigh Burke-class ... more

Vice Adm. William D. Sullivan hands the long glass to Ensign Christina Douglas to set the first watch aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Vice Adm. William D. Sullivan hands the long glass to Ensign Christina...

BOSTON (Nov. 03, 2007) Vice Adm. William D. Sullivan hands the long glass to Ensign Christina Douglas to set the first watch aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sullivan, who served as the decommissioning commanding... more

Members of the 101st Field Artillery Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard provide the gun salute for the commissioning of USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Members of the 101st Field Artillery Battalion of the Massachusetts Ar...

BOSTON (Nov. 03, 2007) Members of the 101st Field Artillery Battalion of the Massachusetts Army National Guard provide the gun salute for the commissioning of USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is the fourth ship n... more

Vice Adm. Terry Etnyre, commander of Naval Surface Forces, challenges the Sailors of USS Sampson (DDG 102) to be ready as they join the fleet during the ship's commissioning ceremony.

Vice Adm. Terry Etnyre, commander of Naval Surface Forces, challenges ...

BOSTON (Nov. 03, 2007) Vice Adm. Terry Etnyre, commander of Naval Surface Forces, challenges the Sailors of USS Sampson (DDG 102) to be ready as they join the fleet during the ship's commissioning ceremony. Sam... more

Sen. John Kerry welcomes the Sailors of USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Sen. John Kerry welcomes the Sailors of USS Sampson (DDG 102).

BOSTON (Nov. 03, 2007) Sen. John Kerry welcomes the Sailors of USS Sampson (DDG 102) and more than 3,000 guests on hand for the ship's commissioning in Boston Harbor. Sampson is the fourth ship named for Rear A... more

Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during the ship's commissioning ceremony.

Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG...

BOSTON (Nov. 03, 2007) Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during the ship's commissioning ceremony. Sampson is the fourth ship named for Rear Adm. William T. Sampson, a ... more

Command Master Chief Sandra Huffman, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), drops the ceremonial first puck.

Command Master Chief Sandra Huffman, assigned to the guided-missile de...

BOSTON, Mass. (Nov. 04, 2007) Boston Bruins team captain, Chara Zdeno (left) and Ottawa Senators team captain, Mike Fisher face off in anticipation as Command Master Chief Sandra Huffman, assigned to the guided... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) color guard presents colors at the opening ceremony of the National Hockey League match between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) color guard present...

BOSTON, Mass. (Nov. 04, 2007) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) color guard presents colors at the opening ceremony of the National Hockey League match between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa ... more

Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Steven Duncan stands watch in the Combat Information Center during the Fleet Synthetic Training-Joint Exercise (FST-J).

Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Steven Duncan stands watch in the...

SAN DIEGO (Jun. 17, 2009) Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Steven Duncan stands watch in the Combat Information Center during the Fleet Synthetic Training-Joint Exercise (FST-J) aboard the Arleigh Burke-cla... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) heave shot lines received from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a refueling at sea.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) heav...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 04, 2009) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) heave shot lines received from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a refueling at sea. Sampson is unde... more

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is currently underway for a scheduled Pacific Deployment

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is currently underwa...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 04, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is currently underway for a scheduled Pacific Deployment in support of Maritime Strategy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication ... more

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the Pacific Ocean.

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the P...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 04, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Robert Winn) File# 090804-N-8960W-002

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) conducts operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) conducts operations...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 19, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) conducts operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. 5th fleet is focused on reassuring regional partners of the Unit... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits the Gulf of Oman.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits the Gulf o...

GULF OF OMAN (Sep. 28, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits the Gulf of Oman. Sampson is underway as part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group on a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th ... more

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Leng Chang and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Kateria Fosi paint a bulkhead on a weatherdeck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Leng Chang and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Kate...

GULF OF OMAN (Sep. 29, 2009) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Leng Chang and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Kateria Fosi paint a bulkhead on a weatherdeck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is un... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pass boxes from the forecastle to mid-ships during a replenishment at sea with the fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 30, 2009) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pass boxes from the forecastle to mid-ships during a replenishment at sea with the fast combat support ship US... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Knighthawks of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HSC) 23 delivers supplies to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Knighthawks of Helicopter Anti-...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 30, 2009) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Knighthawks of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HSC) 23 delivers supplies to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Joshua Frick operates the controls of a rigid hulled inflatable boat off the starboard side of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Joshua Frick operates the controls of a rigid ...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 30, 2009) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Joshua Frick operates the controls of a rigid hull inflatable boat off the starboard side of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is u... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Knighthawks of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HSC) 23 delivers supplies to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Knighthawks of Helicopter Anti-...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 30, 2009) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Knighthawks of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HSC) 23 delivers supplies to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) store supplies during a replenishment at sea

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 30, 2009) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) store supplies during a replenishment at sea. Sampson is underway as part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. ... more

Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) stand by as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23.

Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) stand ...

INDIAN OCEAN (Sep. 30, 2009) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) stand by as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, de... more

Cmdr. Martin Hardy III, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), holds a captain's call on the aft launch platform.

Cmdr. Martin Hardy III, commanding officer of the guided-missile destr...

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 03, 2009) Cmdr. Martin Hardy III, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), holds a captain's call on the aft launch platform. Sampson is underway as part of t... more

Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Jorge Paz sands the barrel of a 5-inch gun on the forecastle of the guided-missle destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a day of topside preservation.

Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Jorge Paz sands the barrel of a 5-inch gun on ...

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 13, 2009) Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Jorge Paz sands the barrel of a 5-inch gun on the forecastle of the guided-missle destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a day of topside preservation. Samps... more

Chief Boatswain's Mate Jesse Crider sprays contestants in a firefighting competition with a fire hose aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Chief Boatswain's Mate Jesse Crider sprays contestants in a firefighti...

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 24, 2009) Chief Boatswain's Mate Jesse Crider sprays contestants in a firefighting competition with a fire hose aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is underway ... more

Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23

Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopte...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 04, 2009) Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 transfer supplies to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the guided-miss... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits away from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits away from ...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 04, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits away from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) after completing a replenishment a... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) trails the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) trails the Military...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 11, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) trails the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) d... more

Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters transfers supplies from USNS Bridge (T-AOE-10) during a replenishment at sea.

Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters transfers supplies from USNS Bridge (T...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 12, 2009) Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 transfers supplies from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship US... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) cruises into position for a replenishment at sea.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) cruises into position for a replenishment at sea...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 20, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) cruises into position for a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE-10)... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, delivers supplies to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a replenishment as sea.

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter ...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 20, 2009) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, delivers supplies to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the Gulf of Oman during a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the ...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 20, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the Gulf of Oman during a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transfers supplies from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE-10) to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transfers supplies from the Military Sea...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 20, 2009) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, transfers supplies from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USN... more

Gen. David Petraeus gets a driving lesson from Yeoman 3rd Class Nathan Cozens.

Gen. David Petraeus gets a driving lesson from Yeoman 3rd Class Nathan...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 26, 2009) Gen. David Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Command, gets a driving lesson from Yeoman 3rd Class Nathan Cozens aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway the Gulf of Oman.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway the Gul...

GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 27, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway the Gulf of Oman. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John Phillip Wagner Jr.) File# 091127-N-3038W-002

Air Force Major Gen. Stephen L. Hoog discusses the use of surface RADAR in tactical navigation with Ensign Caroline Adler and Ensign Travis King.

Air Force Major Gen. Stephen L. Hoog discusses the use of surface RADA...

GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 07, 2009) Air Force Major Gen. Stephen L. Hoog, deputy commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command and vice commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia, d... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the North Arabian Sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the ...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 17, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway in the North Arabian Sea supporting Operation Enduring Freedom with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in the U.S. 5... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) operates in the North Arabian Sea supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) operates in the Nor...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 18, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) operates in the North Arabian Sea supporting Operation Enduring Freedom with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. (U.S. Navy phot... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, middle, visits with Sailors on the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, middle, visits wit...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 06, 2010) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, middle, visits with Sailors on the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Roughead is in the U.S. 5th... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead answers questions from Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead answers questions f...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 06, 2010) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead answers questions from Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Roughead is in the U.S. 5th Fleet a... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, left, answers questions from Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, left, answers ques...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 06, 2010) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, left, answers questions from Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Roughead is in the U.S. 5th ... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, left, visits with Sailors on the bridge aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, left, visits with ...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 06, 2010) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead, left, visits with Sailors on the bridge aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Roughead is in the U.S. 5... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) cruises away from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) cruises away from t...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) cruises away from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) after completing a replenishme... more

ailors aboard the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) attach cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk

ailors aboard the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship US...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2010) Sailors aboard the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) attach cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopte... more

USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) performs a replenishment at sea with USS Sampsom (DDG 102) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) performs a replenishment at sea with USS Sampso...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2010) The Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) performs a replenishment at sea with the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampsom (DDG 102), left, and ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and an MH-60S Sea H...

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 embarked aboard the ai... more

The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (DDG 91) operate in the South China Sea.

The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (D...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 15, 2010) The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (DDG 91) operate in the South China Sea. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is conducting operations in the U.S. ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and the guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) operate in the South China Sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and the guided-miss...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 15, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and the guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) operate in the South China Sea. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is conducting... more

Ships operate in formation in the South China Sea.

Ships operate in formation in the South China Sea.

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 15, 2010) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65), the guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (DDG 91), and the gui... more

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) operate in formation in the South China Sea.

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the guided-missile cruiser U...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 15, 2010) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) operate in formation in the South C... more

The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (DDG 91) operate in the South China Sea.

The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (D...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 15, 2010) The guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Pinkney (DDG 91) operate in the South China Sea. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is conducting operations in the U.S. ... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transports supplies from USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transports supplies from USNS Bridge (T-...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 25, 2010) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wild Cards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 transports supplies from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits the Philippine Sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits the Philip...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 25, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits the Philippine Sea. Sampson is part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area... more

Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters conduct a vertical replenishment between USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10).

Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters conduct a vertical replenishment betwe...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 25, 2010) Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Wild Cards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 conduct a vertical replenishment between the guided-missile destroyer USS Sam... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) maneuvers in the Philippine Sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) maneuvers in the Ph...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 07, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) maneuvers in the Philippine Sea. Sampson is deployed to the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Speci... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West walks down the pier with Command Master Chief Sharon M. Fortson after visiting Sailors aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West walks down th...

SAN DIEGO (May. 05, 2010) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West walks down the pier with Command Master Chief Sharon M. Fortson after visiting Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS ... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West meets with Sailors aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West meets with Sa...

SAN DIEGO (May. 05, 2010) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West meets with Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during his visit to the ship. (U.S. Navy photo by ... more

Sailors man the rails aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102) .

Sailors man the rails aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102) .

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jun. 03, 2010) Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives to help celebrate Portland Fleet Week festivities during the city's 103rd annua... more

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives to help celebrate Portland Fleet Week.

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jun. 03, 2010) Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives to help celebrate Portland Fleet Week festivities during the city's 103rd annua... more

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives to participate in Portland Fleet Week festivities during the city's 103rd annual Rose Festival.

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jun. 03, 2010) Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives to participate in Portland Fleet Week festivities during the city's 103rd annua... more

hip's Serviceman 1st Class Michael Davis, left, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)

hip's Serviceman 1st Class Michael Davis, left, assigned to the guided...

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jun. 04, 2010) Ship's Serviceman 1st Class Michael Davis, left, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), talks to a patient at Doernbecher Children's Hospital during a hos... more

Ensign Kareem Washington gives a personal ship tour to Thomas Sampson and his wife Martha during the Portland Rose Festival and Fleet Week celebration.

Ensign Kareem Washington gives a personal ship tour to Thomas Sampson ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (Jun. 06, 2010) Ensign Kareem Washington, right, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) gives a personal ship tour to Thomas Sampson and his wife Martha during the Portlan... more

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65)

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and the guided-missi...

VICTORIA, B.C., Canada (Jun. 10, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) are moored side by side in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Sailors... more

A sailor helps moor in the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

A sailor helps moor in the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroye...

PEARL HARBOR (Jun. 24, 2010) A sailor helps moor in the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as the ship arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to support RIMPAC 2010.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawai...

PEARL HARBOR (Jun. 24, 2010) The Arleigh Burk-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises. RIMPA... more

A mooring line splashes into the water before being recovered by Sailors aboard USS Benfold (DDG 65).

A mooring line splashes into the water before being recovered by Sailo...

PEARL HARBOR (Jul. 07, 2010) A mooring line released by Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) splashes into the water before being recovered by Sailors aboard the guided-missile dest... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to suppor...

PEARL HARBOR (Jul. 07, 2010) The Arleigh Burk-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises. RIMPAC is a bienn... more

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) prepares to conduct a small-boat transfer.

he guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) prepares to conduct ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jul. 22, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) prepares to conduct a small-boat transfer with the Canadian navy frigate HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) during the at-sea phase of Rim of... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ford (FFG 54)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jul. 24, 2010) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) and the U.S. Coast Guard high endurance cutter USCG ... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

PEARL HARBOR (Jul. 31, 2010) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises. R... more

 Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) performs colors on the morning of the U.S. Navy's 235th birthday.

Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

SAN DIEGO (Oct. 13, 2010) A Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) performs colors on the morning of the U.S. Navy's 235th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication S... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), right, transfers fuel to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)

The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), right, transfers fuel t...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 16, 2010) The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), right, transfers fuel to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a replenishment at sea. Boxer ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway with the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) before a refueling at sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway with th...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 16, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is underway with the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) before a refueling at sea. Boxer is underway off the coast of Sout... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Chyrel PoePoe climbs down a pilot's ladder from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) into a rigid-hull inflatable boat.

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Chyrel PoePoe climbs down a pilot's ladder fro...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 20, 2011) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Chyrel PoePoe climbs down a pilot's ladder from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) into a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Sampson is underway in... more

Command Master Chief Shay Fortsom from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) makes a child an honorary Sailor during a Caps for Kids event.

Command Master Chief Shay Fortsom from the guided-missile destroyer US...

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jun. 14, 2011) Command Master Chief Shay Fortsom from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) makes a child an honorary Sailor during a Caps for Kids event at the T.C. Thompson Ch... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is moored at Naval Base San Diego.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is moored at Naval ...

SAN DIEGO (Jul. 19, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) is moored at Naval Base San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane) File# 110719-N-ZC343-841

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Chris Martin gives a tour of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) to local residents.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Chris Martin gives a tour of the Arleigh Bu...

SEATTLE (Aug. 02, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Chris Martin gives a tour of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) to local residents during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair N... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) gets underway for the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) gets underway for the Parade of Ships during Sea...

SEATTLE (Aug. 02, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) gets underway for the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair activities allow U.S. and Canadian sai... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) gets underway for the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) gets underway for the Parade of Ships during Sea...

SEATTLE (Aug. 02, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) gets underway for the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week as the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Cuttyhunk (WPB 1... more

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) cast the messenger line.

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sa...

SEATTLE (Aug. 02, 2011) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) cast the messenger line as they pull alongside Pier 66 during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy W... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls alongside Pier 66 during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy Week.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

SEATTLE (Aug. 02, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls alongside Pier 66 during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy Week. Seafair activities allow U.S. and Canadia... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls alongside Pier 66 during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy Week.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

SEATTLE (Aug. 02, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls alongside Pier 66 during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy Week. Seafair activities allow U.S. and Canadia... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during Seatt...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair activities allow U.S... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 6...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair activities allow U.S... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during Seatt...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair activities allow U.S... more

SS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

SS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in t...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd ann... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during Seatt...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair activities allow U.S. an... more

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 6...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. Seafair activities allow U.S... more

SS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

SS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in t...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair ... more

USS Chafee (DDG 90), front, and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in the Parade of Ships during Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

USS Chafee (DDG 90), front, and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in t...

SEATTLE (Aug. 03, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Chafee (DDG 90), front, and USS Sampson (DDG 102) participate in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet We... more

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as it pulls away from the pier at Naval Base San Diego.

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson ...

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 24, 2012) Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) as it pulls away from the pier at Naval Base San Diego. Sampson is departing for a scheduled six-month, ... more

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Brent Dodd holds his wife before he boards the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Brent Dodd holds his wife bef...

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 24, 2012) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Brent Dodd holds his wife before he boards the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is departing for a scheduled six-month, ... more

Sailors salute the ensign during morning colors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Sailors salute the ensign during morning colors aboard the guided-miss...

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 24, 2012) Sailors salute the ensign during morning colors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is departing for a scheduled six-month, independent deployment to the... more

Sailors salute the ensign during colors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Sailors salute the ensign during colors aboard the guided-missile dest...

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 24, 2012) Sailors salute the ensign during colors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Sampson is departing for a scheduled six-month, independent deployment to the western... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits San Diego Bay.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits San Diego ...

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 24, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transits San Diego Bay. Sampson is departing for a six-month, independent deployment to the western Pacific region and U.S. Central C... more

USS Cowpens and USS Sampson transit in formation in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

USS Cowpens and USS Sampson transit in formation in the U.S. 7th Fleet...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jul. 04, 2012) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), front, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transit in formation in the U.... more

USS Cowpens and USS Sampson transit in formation in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations on Independence Day.

USS Cowpens and USS Sampson transit in formation in the U.S. 7th Fleet...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jul. 04, 2012) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), front, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) transit in formation in the U.... more

U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to USCGC Waesche heave on mooring lines while nesting the ship.

U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to USCGC Waesche heave on mooring lines ...

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (Jul. 15, 2012) U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the national security cutter USCGC Waesche (WMSL 751) heave on mooring lines while nesting the ship to the Arleigh Burke-class guide... more

USCGC Waesche arrives at Changi Naval Base.

USCGC Waesche arrives at Changi Naval Base.

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (Jul. 15, 2012) U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter USCGC Waesche (WMSL 751) arrives at Changi Naval Base prior to nesting alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile des... more

A Sailor uses an alidade for locating surface contacts.

A Sailor uses an alidade for locating surface contacts.

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (Jul. 22, 2012) Operations Specialist 3rd Class Steven Spencer uses an alidade for locating surface contacts as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102... more