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The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) steams off the coast of Florida

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) steams off the ...

Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 28, 2002) The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) steams off the coast of Florida, while underway with the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Carrier Battle Group during a Joint Ta... more

Sailor washes down the forward anchor aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)

Sailor washes down the forward anchor aboard the guided missile destro...

Norfolk, Va., (Dec. 05, 2002) A Sailor washes down the forward anchor aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) before getting underway with the Harry S. Truman Battle Group on a regularly s... more

Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prepare to retrieve mooring lines before getting underway

Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) ...

Norfolk, Va., (Dec. 05, 2002) Sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prepare to retrieve mooring lines before getting underway with the Harry S. Truman Battle Group on a regularly... more

Friends and families give a farewell to their Sailors and Marines aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as she gets underway

Friends and families give a farewell to their Sailors and Marines aboa...

Norfolk, Va., (Dec. 05, 2002) Friends and families give a farewell to their Sailors and Marines aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as she gets underway with the Harry S. Truman Battle... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) escorts Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 19)

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) escorts Militar...

The Strait of Gibraltar (Jan. 19, 2003) The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) escorts Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 19) into the Mediterranean Sea. The two ships are... more

USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches pier 6 at its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches pier 6 at its homeport of Naval S...

Norfolk, Va. (May. 23, 2003) USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches pier 6 at its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Va. after its maiden deployment with the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Carrier Strike Group. Th... more

Sailors assigned to the Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team aboard USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), man a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).

Sailors assigned to the Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team...

Baltic Sea (Jun. 09, 2004) Sailors assigned to the Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team aboard USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), man a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) during preparations to conduct a simul... more

Honor Guard member Fire Controlman 2nd Class Josue Chevalier, from Bridgeport, Conn., lowers his M-14 rifle after receiving an order.

Honor Guard member Fire Controlman 2nd Class Josue Chevalier, from Bri...

Ustka, Poland (Jun. 11, 2004) Honor Guard member Fire Controlman 2nd Class Josue Chevalier, from Bridgeport, Conn., lowers his M-14 rifle after receiving the order to "port arms" during a memorial service honor... more

Personnelman 3rd Class Denzel Christopher, left, from New York City, N.Y., and Yeoman 3rd Class Arnulfo Obando, from Woodbridge, Va., stands a low visibility watch.

Personnelman 3rd Class Denzel Christopher, left, from New York City, N...

Baltic Sea (Jun. 12, 2004) Personnelman 3rd Class Denzel Christopher, left, from New York City, N.Y., and Yeoman 3rd Class Arnulfo Obando, from Woodbridge, Va., stands a low visibility watch on the Focsle aboar... more

Landing Signal Officers (LSO) observe USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as it participates in a training exercise with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

Landing Signal Officers (LSO) observe USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as it ...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 13, 2005) Landing Signal Officers (LSO) observe USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as it participates in a training exercise with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The nuclear powered aircraft carrie... more

The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducts a close quarters exercise while underway in the Atlantic Ocean.

The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducts a close quart...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 15, 2005) The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducts a close quarters exercise while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Clockwise from top, USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), USS Oscar Au... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducts a close quarters exercise while underway in the Atlantic Ocean.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducts a clos...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 15, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducts a close quarters exercise while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Oscar Austin is assigned to the USS Theodore Roosev... more

The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducts a close quarters exercise while underway in the Atlantic Ocean.

The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducts a close quart...

Atlantic Ocean (Jul. 15, 2005) The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducts a close quarters exercise while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. From left, USS San Jacinto (CG 56), USS Donald Cook (DDG 7... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Na...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 01, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk. Oscar Austin, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, left on a regularly sch... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Na...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 01, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk. Oscar Austin, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, left on a regularly sch... more

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk.

The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Na...

Norfolk, Va. (Sep. 01, 2005) The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) deploys from Naval Station Norfolk. Oscar Austin, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, left on a regularly sch... more

An HH-60H Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

An HH-60H Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of th...

Persian Gulf (Oct. 20, 2005) An HH-60H Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) while underway in the Persian Gulf. Os... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) underway in the Persian Gulf.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG...

Persian Gulf (Oct. 20, 2005) The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) underway in the Persian Gulf. Oscar Austin and Destroyer Squadron Twenty-Two are underway on a regularly s... more

An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter prepares to take off from the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter prepares to take off from the flight deck...

Persian Gulf (Oct. 21, 2005) An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter prepares to take off from the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) while underway in the Persian Gu... more

An HH-60H and a SH-60F Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the

An HH-60H and a SH-60F Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the

Persian Gulf (Oct. 26, 2005) An HH-60H and a SH-60F Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the "Tridents" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Three (HS-3), flank the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79... more

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Corey Powers, top, and Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Sean Connaway, conduct a visual sweep for possible combatants during a non-compliant search drill.

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Corey Powers, top, and Cryptologic Technicia...

Persian Gulf (Oct. 28, 2005) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Corey Powers, top, and Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Sean Connaway, both assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team from the guided mi... more

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Jay Lacano, assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team from the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), cleans his M-16 rifle.

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Jay Lacano, assigned to the Visit, Board, Sear...

Persian Gulf (Oct. 28, 2005) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Jay Lacano, assigned to the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) team from the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), cleans his M-16 rifle a... more

Cmdr. Eric F. Weilenman, salutes the side boys during the change of command ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

Cmdr. Eric F. Weilenman, salutes the side boys during the change of co...

Norfolk, Va. (Oct. 20, 2006) Cmdr. Eric F. Weilenman, salutes the side boys during the change of command ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79). Weilenman became the Oscar Austin's c... more

Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches from aft of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during preparations for an early morning refueling at sea .

Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 28, 2007) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches from aft of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during preparations for an... more

A wave crashes into the hull of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) .

A wave crashes into the hull of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile des...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 28, 2007) A wave crashes into the hull of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as she steams alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (C... more

Two F/A-18F Super Hornets from the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 bank hard in formation over the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) .

Two F/A-18F Super Hornets from the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Squad...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 03, 2007) Two F/A-18F Super Hornets from the "Red Rippers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 bank hard in formation over the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin ... more

Elements of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Carrier Strike Group (CSG), center, led by the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), bottom-right, transit the Atlantic during a Tailored Ship�s Training Availability.

Elements of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Carrier Strike Group (CSG), c...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 03, 2007) Elements of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Carrier Strike Group (CSG), center, led by the Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), bottom-right, transit the Atlantic durin... more

Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) leads Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as the two ships follow in formation behind Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) leads Ar...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 06, 2007) Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) leads Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as the two ships follow in formation beh... more

Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires her 5-inch gun during a gunfire demonstration as she transits alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 06, 2007) Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires her 5-inch gun during a gunfire demonstration as she transits alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ... more

Sailors mann the rails of guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as she enters New York Harbor during the Parade of Ships to officially kick off the 20th anniversary of Fleet Week New York.

Sailors mann the rails of guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (D...

NEW YORK (May. 23, 2007) Sailors mann the rails of guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as she enters New York Harbor during the Parade of Ships to officially kick off the 20th anniversary of Flee... more

Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), followed by guided-missile destroyers USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and USS Winston Churchill (DDG 81), participate in the Parade of Ships into New York Harbor.

Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), followed by guided-mis...

NEW YORK (May. 23, 2007) Guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), followed by guided-missile destroyers USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and USS Winston Churchill (DDG 81), participate in the Parade of Ships in... more

Two Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) talk to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the official Mayoral New York City Fleet Week Welcome at Gracie Mansion.

Two Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) talk to N...

NEW YORK (May. 24, 2007) Two Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) talk to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the official Mayoral New York City Fleet Week Welcome at Gracie Mansion. Th... more

Detective Glenn A. Hoffmann, a helicopter pilot assigned to New York Police Department Aviation Unit, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York, gives a tour of their facility to Sailors.

Detective Glenn A. Hoffmann, a helicopter pilot assigned to New York P...

NEW YORK (May. 25, 2007) Detective Glenn A. Hoffmann, a helicopter pilot assigned to New York Police Department Aviation Unit, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York, gives a tour of their facility to Sailors ... more

Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 26, administers the Eagle Scout oath to his nephew during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as part of the festivities for Fleet Week.

Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 26, administers the...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May. 26, 2007) Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 26, administers the Eagle Scout oath to his nephew during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar... more

Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 26, thanks the crowd for attending the Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as part of the festivities for Fleet Week.

Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 26, thanks the crow...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May. 26, 2007) Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 26, thanks the crowd for attending the Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as p... more

Sailors stand at parade rest during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as part of the festivities for Fleet Week.

Sailors stand at parade rest during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard gui...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May. 26, 2007) Sailors stand at parade rest during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as part of the festivities for Fleet Week. Eagle is the... more

A new Eagle Scout lights 12 candles that symbolize each aspect of Scout Law, while his parents watch during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as part of the festivities for Fleet Week.

A new Eagle Scout lights 12 candles that symbolize each aspect of Scou...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May. 26, 2007) A new Eagle Scout lights 12 candles that symbolize each aspect of Scout Law, while his parents watch during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar ... more

Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore Destroyer Squadron 26, shares some opening remarks during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as part of the festivities for Fleet Week.

Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore Destroyer Squadron 26, shares some open...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May. 26, 2007) Capt. Rick Williams, Commodore Destroyer Squadron 26, shares some opening remarks during an Eagle Scout ceremony aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as... more

From left, guided-missile frigate USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG 29), guided-missile cruisers USS Hue City (CG 66) and USS San Jacinto (CG 56), and guided-missile destroyers USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and USS Winston S. Churchill.

From left, guided-missile frigate USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG 29), guid...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May. 28, 2007) From left, guided-missile frigate USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG 29), guided-missile cruisers USS Hue City (CG 66) and USS San Jacinto (CG 56), and guided-missile destroyers USS ... more

Harry S. Truman Strike Group 10, perform a multi-ship maneuvering exercise.

Harry S. Truman Strike Group 10, perform a multi-ship maneuvering exer...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2007) Harry S. Truman Strike Group 10, made up of USS San Jacinto (CG 56), USS Hue City (CG 66), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Canadian frigate HMCS Charllottetown (FFH 339), USS Carney... more

Harry S. Truman Strike Group 10, perform a multi-ship maneuvering exercise.

Harry S. Truman Strike Group 10, perform a multi-ship maneuvering exer...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2007) Harry S. Truman Strike Group 10, made up of USS San Jacinto (CG 56), USS Hue City (CG 66), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Canadian frigate HMCS Charllottetown (FFH 339), USS Carney... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), right, and USS Carney (DDG 64) prepare to perform a multi-ship maneuvering exercise with the Harry S. Truman Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), right, and USS...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2007) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), right, and USS Carney (DDG 64) prepare to perform a multi-ship maneuvering exercise with the Harry S. Truman Strike Group. ... more

Guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) sails next to USS Harry S. Truman during a close maneuvering exercise.

Guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) sails next to USS H...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2007) Guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) sails next to USS Harry S. Truman during a close maneuvering exercise. Truman is part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 and is en... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prepares to perform a multi-ship maneuvering exercise with the Harry S. Truman Strike Group.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prepares to per...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2007) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prepares to perform a multi-ship maneuvering exercise with the Harry S. Truman Strike Group. The strike group is en route to... more

The ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle is recovered from flight aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

The ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle is recovered from flight aboard ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 14, 2007) The ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle is recovered from flight aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79). Oscar Austin is en route to the Central Command area ... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires her five-inch guns during a sea power demonstration for the Sailors and distinguished visitors.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 17, 2007) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires her five-inch guns during a sea power demonstration for the Sailors and distinguished visitors ... more

Sailors stationed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) load debris into a front-end loader to clear space for future construction at a local homeless shelter.

Sailors stationed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin...

PALERMO, Italy (Nov. 21, 2007) Sailors stationed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) load debris into a front-end loader to clear space for future construction at a local homeless shel... more

A boy waits to see his father, Information Systems Technician 1st Class Daniel Jimenez, assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as the ship pulls into Naval Station Norfolk after a seven-month deployment.

A boy waits to see his father, Information Systems Technician 1st Clas...

NORFOLK, Va. (Jun. 04, 2008) A boy waits to see his father, Information Systems Technician 1st Class Daniel Jimenez, assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), as the ship pulls into Na... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West during an all hands call aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79).

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West during an all...

NORFOLK (Apr. 14, 2009) "Our Sailors are ready for any type of mission. They proved this week that while we may have evolved, our traditional responsibilities have not fallen by the wayside. Our fleet sailors a... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires at the ex-USS Connolly (DD-979) during the UNITAS Gold sinking exercise.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires at the ex...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 29, 2009) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires at the ex-USS Conolly (DD-979) during the UNITAS Gold sinking exercise. Participating ships and aircraft from Canada, ... more

Ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 10, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) perform a break away maneuver.

Ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 10, the aircraft carrier USS Ha...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 07, 2009) Ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 10, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), the Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Ro... more

FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 19, 2010) The German navy air defense frigate FGS Hessen (F221), right, breaks formation to cruise past the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), left, the guid... more

German frigate FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

German frigate FGS Hessen (F221) breaks formation.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 19, 2010) The German navy air defense frigate FGS Hessen (F221), right, breaks formation to cruise past the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), left, the guid... more

An Iranian coast guard search and rescue vessel retrieves two stranded Iranian mariners after they were assisted by the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

An Iranian coast guard search and rescue vessel retrieves two stranded...

ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 18, 2010) An Iranian coast guard search and rescue vessel retrieves two stranded Iranian mariners after they were assisted by the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79). Oscar Aus... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and the guided-missile frigate USS Nicholas (FFG 47) depart Naval Station Norfolk ahead of Hurricane Irene.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG...

NORFOLK (Aug. 25, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and the guided-missile frigate USS Nicholas (FFG 47) depart Naval Station Norfolk ahead of Hurricane Irene. Vic... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99), left, and the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99), left, and the guid...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 21, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99), left, and the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) transit behind the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) conduct an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and the guided-...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 25, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) conduct an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Comm... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) perform line handling as the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) conducts a replenishment at sea.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) p...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 25, 2012) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) perform line handling as the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) condu... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) prepare to perform line-handling as the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) conducts a replenishment at sea.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) p...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 25, 2012) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) prepare to perform line-handling as the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is underway in formation during a live-fire exercise.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is underway in ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 02, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is underway in formation during a live-fire exercise. Oscar Austin is part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 conducting a comp... more

 Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approach USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) on a rigid-hull inflatable boat.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DD...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 12, 2012) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approach USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) on a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Oscar Austin and Jason Dunham are t... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) operates in the Atlantic Ocean.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) operates in the...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 12, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) operates in the Atlantic Ocean. Oscar Austin is taking part in the Carrier Strike Group 8 composite training unit exercise (... more

The Spanish navy ship SPS Blas de Lezo (F103), the Brazilian navy ship BNS Independencia (F44) and the guided missile-destroyers USS Laboon (DDG 58 ) and USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) operate in formation.

The Spanish navy ship SPS Blas de Lezo (F103), the Brazilian navy ship...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 14, 2012) The Spanish navy ship SPS Blas de Lezo (F103), the Brazilian navy ship BNS Independencia (F44) and the guided missile-destroyers USS Laboon (DDG 58 ) and USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)... more

Sailors shift colors as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) gets underway from Naval Station Norfolk.

Sailors shift colors as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin ...

NORFOLK (Jul. 18, 2012) Sailors shift colors as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) gets underway from Naval Station Norfolk. Oscar Austin will be conducting maritime operations in the U.S. 6... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval Station Norfolk.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval S...

NORFOLK (Jul. 18, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment conducting maritime operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibilit... more

Family and friends wave as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval Station Norfolk.

Family and friends wave as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Aust...

NORFOLK (Jul. 18, 2012) Family and friends wave as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment conducting maritime operations in the U.S. 6th... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is guided into port by tugboats.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is guided into ...

NORFOLK (Feb. 17, 2013) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is guided into port by tugboats. The ship returned to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month independent deployment to the U... more

Sailors cross the brow of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) after the ship's return.

Sailors cross the brow of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destr...

NORFOLK (Feb. 17, 2013) Sailors cross the brow of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) after the ship's return to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month deployment. ... more

A Sailor throws the first line ashore as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) returns from deployment.

A Sailor throws the first line ashore as the guided-missile destroyer ...

NORFOLK (Feb. 17, 2013) A Sailor throws the first line ashore as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) returns from deployment. The ship returned to Naval Station Norfolk Sunday following a sev... more

Sailors moor the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

Sailors moor the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Osca...

NORFOLK (Feb. 17, 2013) Sailors moor the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as the ship returns to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month deployment. Oscar Austin was ... more

A Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) gets a hug after returning from deployment.

A Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DD...

NORFOLK (Feb. 17, 2013) A Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) gets a hug after returning from deployment. The ship returned to Naval Station Norfolk Sunday following a seve... more

A Sailor performs current measurements on a SPY 1 transmitter.

A Sailor performs current measurements on a SPY 1 transmitter.

NORFOLK (May. 03, 2013) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Gilman White performs current measurements on a SPY 1 transmitter aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Commun... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a two-month deployment to the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval S...

NORFOLK (May. 20, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval Station Norfolk for a two-month deployment to the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communi... more

Cmdr. Russell Sanchez, executive officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), left, Seaman Clay Stanley and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Thomas Cooper prepare for a search and rescue mission on a rigid-hull inflatable boat

Cmdr. Russell Sanchez, executive officer of the guided-missile destroy...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 23, 2014) Cmdr. Russell Sanchez, executive officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), left, Seaman Clay Stanley and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Thomas Cooper prepare f... more

Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Eileen Givens pulls in a mooring line during sea and anchor detail aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Eileen Givens pulls in a mooring ...

ROTA, Spain (Jun. 01, 2014) Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Eileen Givens pulls in a mooring line during sea and anchor detail aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79). Oscar Austin, h... more

 Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, addresses Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prior to a D-Day ceremony at the Navy Memorial on Utah Beach.

Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, addresses Sailors ...

UTAH BEACH, France (Jun. 05, 2014) Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, addresses Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) prior to a D-Day ceremony at the Navy M... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert meets with and thanks USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) Sailors for their show of support during a wreath laying.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert meets with and ...

STE MARIE DUE MONT, France (Jun. 05, 2014) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert meets with and thanks USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) Sailors for their show of support during a wreath laying ceremon... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) stand at parade rest awaiting the commencement of the D-Day ceremony at the Navy Memorial on Utah Beach.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG...

UTAH BEACH, France (Jun. 05, 2014) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) stand at parade rest awaiting the commencement of the D-Day ceremony at the Navy Memorial on Utah Be... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, left, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), and Command Master Chief Dee Allen render honors after laying down a wreath during a memorial ceremony just off the coast of Utah Beach.

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, left, commanding officer of the guided-missile de...

NORMANDY, France (Jun. 06, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, left, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), and Command Master Chief Dee Allen render honors after laying down a wre... more

Her Majesty Margrethe II of Denmark greets Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), during a wreath laying ceremony just off the coast of Utah Beach.

Her Majesty Margrethe II of Denmark greets Cmdr. Brian Diebold, comman...

NORMANDY, France (Jun. 06, 2014) Her Majesty Margrethe II of Denmark greets Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), during a wreath laying ceremony jus... more

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducts a replenishment at sea with a Durance class command FS Somme (A631).

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducts a...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jun. 07, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducts a replenishment at sea with a Durance class command FS Somme (A631). Oscar Austin, homeported in Norfolk, Va.,... more

Sailors rush to unchain a MH-60R helicopter assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72 during flight quarters aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

Sailors rush to unchain a MH-60R helicopter assigned to the Proud Warr...

NORTH SEA (Jun. 08, 2014) Sailors rush to unchain a MH-60R helicopter assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72 during flight quarters aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroy... more

Seaman Daniel Histed steers the helm on the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) during a transit of the Danish Straits.

Seaman Daniel Histed steers the helm on the bridge of the guided-missi...

DANISH STRAITS (Jun. 09, 2014) Seaman Daniel Histed steers the helm on the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) during a transit of the Danish Straits. Oscar Austin is on a scheduled... more

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Seth Crum fires a 25 millimeter gun mount aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as part of a gunnery exercise during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014.

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Seth Crum fires a 25 millimeter gun m...

BALTIC SEA (Jun. 16, 2014) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Seth Crum fires a 25 millimeter gun mount aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) as part of a gunnery exercise during Baltic Op... more

The 5-inch lightweight gun aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires at a target as part of a gunnery exercise during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014.

The 5-inch lightweight gun aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Osc...

BALTIC SEA (Jun. 16, 2014) The 5-inch lightweight gun aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) fires at a target as part of a gunnery exercise during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014. Now i... more

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72), embarked aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helico...

BALTIC SEA (Jun. 16, 2014) An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72), embarked aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches the German navy replenishment tanker FGS Spessart (A1442) for a replenishment-at-sea while underway for Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches the ...

BALTIC SEA (Jun. 18, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches the German navy replenishment tanker FGS Spessart (A1442) for a replenishment-at-sea while underway for Baltic Operat... more

Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, arrives aboard the  guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) at the completion of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014.

Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, arrives aboard t...

KIEL, Germany (Jun. 21, 2014) Vice Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, arrives aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) at the completion of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014. ... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), speaks at the post-sail conference in Kiel, Germany, to wrap up Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014.

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroye...

KIEL, Germany (Jun. 21, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), speaks at the post-sail conference in Kiel, Germany, to wrap up Baltic Operations... more

Sailors pull in mooring lines aboard the  guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) after arriving in Tallinn, Estonia.

Sailors pull in mooring lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 25, 2014) Sailors pull in mooring lines aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) after arriving in Tallinn, Estonia. Oscar Austin, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on ... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), talks to Estonian school students during a tour of the ship.

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroye...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 25, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), talks to Estonian school students during a tour of the ship. Oscar Austin is o... more

Electronics Technician 1st Class Scott Hallahan leads Estonian school students on a tour of the guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

Electronics Technician 1st Class Scott Hallahan leads Estonian school ...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 25, 2014) Electronics Technician 1st Class Scott Hallahan leads Estonian school students on a tour of the guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79). Oscar Austin is on a scheduled... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), greets U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Jeffrey D. Levine on the flight deck aboard the guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroye...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 25, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), greets U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Jeffrey D. Levine on the flight deck aboard ... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), gives a tour of the ship to Estonian navy Commander in Chief Capt. Sten Sepper while in port in Tallinn, Estonia.

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of guided-missile destoyer USS...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 26, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), gives a tour of the ship to Estonian navy Commander in Chief Capt. Sten Sepper whil... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, right, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) greets President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves.

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, right, commanding officer of the guided-missile d...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 26, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, right, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) greets President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves during ... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), gives a tour of the ship to Estonian navy Commander in Chief Capt. Sten Sepper while in port in Tallinn, Estonia.

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of guided-missile destoyer USS...

TALLINN, Estonia (Jun. 26, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of guided-missile destoyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), gives a tour of the ship to Estonian navy Commander in Chief Capt. Sten Sepper whil... more

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), gives a tour of the bridge to U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Mark Pekala

Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroye...

RIGA, Latvia (Jun. 28, 2014) Cmdr. Brian Diebold, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), gives a tour of the bridge to U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Mark Pekala while in port ... more

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) parade the colors during a reception while in port in Riga, Latvia as U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Mark Pekala,

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) ...

RIGA, Latvia (Jun. 28, 2014) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) parade the colors during a reception while in port in Riga, Latvia as U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Mark Pekala, le... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) transits into port at Riga, Latvia. Oscar Austin, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment

The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) transits into p...

RIGA, Latvia (Jun. 28, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) transits into port at Riga, Latvia. Oscar Austin, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime... more

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)  clean a children's hospital warehouse during a community service visit while in port in Riga, Latvia.

Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG...

RIGA, Latvia (Jun. 29, 2014) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) clean a children's hospital warehouse during a community service visit while in port in Riga, Latvia. Osc... more