USS Halsey (DDG 97), an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, arrive in Subic Bay for a routine port call.Earlier, USS Frank Cable (AS 40), a ship that provides repairs and support to submarines, USS Peleliu (LHA 5), an amphibious assault ship and the USS Germantown (LSD 42), an amphibious dock landing ship of the U.S. 7th Fleet, arrived at the Subic Bay Freeport to participate in this year’s Amphibious Landing Exercise 15.
The visits allow the ships to replenish supplies as well as give the crew an opportunity for rest and relaxation.
While in Subic Bay, the American sailors are eager to enjoy Olongapo City and strengthen their understanding of a country with historical ties to the United States and the U.S. Navy.
USS Halsey, named after Fleet Admiral William Frederick “Bull” Halsey Jr. (1882-1959), is part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and is homeported at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The USS Halsey is commanded by CDR Linda Seymour.