Andrew Roy, USS Pinckney Commanding Officer. December 19, USS Pinckney, currently assigned to Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, disrupted a group of suspected pirates close to the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC), south of Yemen. April ?, DDG 91 entered the floating dry-dock at General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard; Undocked and moored at BAE Systems shipyard on Aug. 14; Moved to Berth 1, Pier 13 on Naval Base San Diego on Oct. 27; Underway for sea trials on Dec. 1; Moored at Berth 6, Pier 2 on Dec. 7. “The Sailors of Pinckney have helped make the United States a safer place to live,” said Cmdr. Andrew Roy, Pinckney’s commanding officer. “Pinckney’s presence here sends a message to our regional allies and partners that the U.S. Navy and Ecuador are ready to operate,” said Cmdr. “The air support we received was first class. May 5, DDG 91 moored at Berth 3, Akasaki Pier in Fleet Activities Sasebo for upkeep. Area; Underway again on Nov. 14; Moored at Berth 1, Pier 13 on Nov. 21. July 31, USS Pinckney departed San Diego for a western Pacific and Middle East deployment, as part of the Nimitz CSG. April 19, The Pinckney moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop before returned to Naval Base San Diego; Underway again from April 30- May 1 and May 28; Moored at Berth 2, Pier 13 for a brief stop on May 31; Moored at Pier 1N in Port of Astoria, Ore., from June 4-6. float, Commander Conole completed his division officer tours as First Lieutenant in USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG 56) and Main Propulsion Officer in USS RUSSELL (DDG 59). February 1, 2019 The Pinckney moored at Berth 5, Pier 8 on Naval Base San Diego after a two-day underway in the SOCAL Op. While in Guam, she became the first guided-missile destroyer to refuel and replenish the Mark Five (MK V), a high-performance combatant craft used by Navy SEALs. January 7, 2014 USS Pinckney departed homeport for a scheduled independent deployment. August 13, The guided-missile destroyer is currently participating in exercise Valiant Shield 2007, off the coast of Guam. “The air support we received was first class. Frank E. Okata as the 9th CO of Pinckney during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego's Theater. It was also the first DDG to embark two HH-60H Seahawk helicopters with their detachment, 20 Marine Corps personnel of a Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) detachment and a five-person surgical team, for an exercise simulating an Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB) in support of the GWOT. Robert M. Byron is the prospective commanding officer. February 27, USS Pinckney returned to Naval Base San Diego after a seven-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet Areas of Responsibility. Robert M. Byron, USN, the Commissioning Commanding Officer for USS Pinckney (DDG 91), commemorating the delivery of DDG 91 from Northrop Grumman Ship Systems to the U.S. Navy. “This was truly a team effort,” said Cmdr. shore, Commander Conole served as an instructor at The University of Pennsylvania NROTC Unit. May 14, The Pinckney, with an embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team, seized more than 3000 pounds of cocaine after interdicted a self-propelled semi-submersible (SPSS) vessel, while underway in the eastern Pacific; Seized nearly 6000 pounds of cocaine on May 16. December 14, General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. was awarded a $16,4 million delivery order (N5523618F5030) from a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-D-4418) for a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) of USS Pinckney. He served as Executive Officer on USS PINCKNEY before assuming command in December 2020. The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, or the United States Department of the Navy of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Surface Forces Vice Adm. Terrance T. Etnyre relieved the commanding officer of the destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97), Cmdr. During his sea tours Commander Conole completed five deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean and Arabian Gulf. October 16, Cmdr. As a Department Head, he was the Precommissioning - Combat Systems Officer on USS PINCKNEY (DDG 91) from March 2002 to January 2005 and the Operations Officer on the Yokosuka- based USS COWPENS (CG 63) from February 2005 to July 2006, through several multi-national exercises including TALISMAN SABER 05. February 28, The Pinckney arrived in Tokushima, Japan, for a scheduled port visit. ; Underway on May 16. July 7, DDG 91 anchored off Port of Cristobal, just after midnight, after transited the Panama Canal northbound; Underway on Tuesday evening; Moored at Pier 16 in Port of Cristobal from Aug. 6-7; Completed the southbound Panama Canal transit, just before midnight, on Aug. 7. Andrew Roy, Pinckney’s commanding officer. June 26, USS Pinckney recently moored at Berth 2, Sembawang Terminal in Singapore for a routine port call. August 24, USS Pinckney transited the Bab el-Mandeb Strait northbound, escorting the USS Bataan (LHD 5); Inport Duqm, Oman, for upkeep from Aug. 30- Sept. 6. August 17, The Pinckney moored at Berth 5, Pier 12 on Naval Base San Diego; Underway again from Aug. 22-2?. We were able to safely and successfully conduct this operation due to the outstanding professionalism of the Navy – Coast Guard team.” USS … James J. Malloy relieved Cmdr. “The Sailors of Pinckney have helped make the United States a safer place to live,” said Cmdr. October 17, DDG 91 pulled into Incheon, Republic of Korea, for a scheduled port visit. September 23, The Pinckney recently anchored in Patong Bay for a visit to Phuket, Thailand. September 30, The Pinckney is currently participating in San Diego Fleet Week Sea and Air Parade. After the war, Pinckney left the Navy for a 26-year career in the Merchant Marine. July 25, 28 Ships and submarines, including DDG 91, concluded the exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2006. Afloat, Commander Conole completed his division officer tours as First Lieutenant in USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG 56) and Main Propulsion Officer in USS RUSSELL (DDG 59). February 26, USS Pinckney moved "dead-stick" from Pier 8 to General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard; Moved to Berth 5, Pier 3 in Naval Base San Diego on Aug. 13; Underway for sea trials from Aug. 20-24; Underway again on Oct. 2. Area; Underway again on Oct. 9; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel before returned home on Oct. 11; Underway again on Nov. 8. During his sea tours Commander Conole completed five deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean and Arabian Gulf. Frank J. Walter as the 11th commanding officer of DDG 91. “This was truly a team effort,” said Cmdr. September 29, USS Pinckney, along with USS Dewey (DDG 105), arrived in Muara, Brunei, for a six-day port visit before participating in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2011. “This bust demonstrated the flexibility of the multiple ships and aircraft conducting counter-narcotics operations in the Eastern Pacific,” said Cmdr Andrew Roy, Pinckney’s Commanding Officer. She is named for African American Officer's Cook First Class William Pinckney (1915–1976), who received the Navy Cross for his courageous rescue of a fellow crewmember on board the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CV-6) during the Battle of Santa Cruz. The captain of the San Diego-based destroyer Decatur was removed from command in January after lying to San Diego fleet command about his ship's position, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday. Commander Conole also served as Chief Engineer in USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG 53) and in USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62). 1? Errin P. Armstrong relieved Cmdr. “The sailors of Pinckney have helped make the United States a safer place to live,” said Cmdr. The commanding officer of the cruiser USS Philippine Sea, Capt. From July 8-9, the Pinckney participated in a first joint exercise GUAMEX, with the seven Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyers, in the Guam Op. Benjamin W. Oakes relieved Cmdr. July 17, The Pinckney participated in a photo exercise (PHOTOEX) in the Bay of Bengal, at the conclusion of an annual trilateral exercise Malabar 2017. He also holds a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College where he graduated with distinction in 2014. and March 6; Moored at Wharf 3 in Port Hueneme, Calif., on March ? The U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean on May 14 carrying 1.5 tons of cocaine valued at over $28 million, according to the Department of Defense.. A U.S. Navy aircraft first spotted the low profile vessel (LPV) and quickly alerted Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) and The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Pinckney (U.S. Southern Command) to the … “I thank all Pinckney Sailors and U.S. Coast Guardsmen who overcame many obstacles to make sure illicit narcotics will … The ship made port visits to Apra Harbor, Guam; Singapore; Brisbane, Australia, (Jan. Welcome aboard the world's finest aircraft carrier, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Inport Sasebo, Japan, from April 10-14. Cmdr. June 30, USS Pinckney moored outboard the USS Howard (DDG 83) at Wharf B22 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to participate in a biennial multinational exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC); Underway for at-sea phase on July 11; Inport Pearl Harbor again from Aug. 3-8. James J. Malloy relieved Cmdr. Andrew Roy, USS Pinckney Commanding Officer. John C. Peterschmidt relieved Cmdr. Andrew Roy, USS Pinckney Commanding Officer. "This bust demonstrated the flexibility of the multiple ships and aircraft conducting counter-narcotics operations in the Eastern Pacific," said Cmdr Andrew Roy, Pinckney's Commanding Officer. SAN DIEGO, CA. Frank J. Walter relieved Cmdr. Robert M. Byron is the prospective commanding officer. “The air support we received was first class. June 29, 2002 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Pinckney was christened during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems in Pascagoula, Miss. August 16, DDG 91 moored at Berth 2, Pier 3 on Naval Base San Diego after a six-day underway in the SOCAL Op. His Department Head tours were onboard USS STOUT (DDG 55) as Operations Officer from 2009 to 2010 and as the N3 / Africa Operations Officer in COMDESRON 60 forward deployed to Naples, Italy from 2010 to 2011. Commanding Officer, USS PINCKNEY (DDG 91) 07/05/2019 . October 5, USS Pinckney moored at Berth 5, Pier 10 on Naval Base San Diego following an eight-and-a-half month deployment in the U.S. 4th and 7th Fleet AoR. January 20, 2016 USS Pinckney moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop to onload ammo before underway for routine training in the SOCAL Op. April 19, The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, Calif., for a six-day combat systems and deck groom with the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), in preparation for a Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) assessment. January 31, 2010 DDG 91 anchored off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, for a scheduled port visit. October 3, The Pinckney moored at Bravo Pier, NAS North Island for a brief stop to onload ammunition; Returned home on Oct. 5; Underway again on Oct. 22; Moored at Wharf 311, NWS Seal Beach for ammo onload from Oct. 29- Nov. 1. Danniel M. Brintzinghoffer relieved Cmdr. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy  does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. March 17, The Pinckney departed homeport to participate in a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) and Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX); Moored at Juliet Pier, NAS North Island on March 27; Moved to Berth 6, Pier 8 for emergent repairs on March 28; Underway again on March 29. “Pinckney’s presence here sends a message to our regional allies and partners that the U.S. Navy and Ecuador are ready to operate,” said Cmdr. September 6, Cmdr. December 3, The Pinckney departed homeport for routine operations off the coast of southern California; Brief stop at Bravo Pier before moored at Berth 5, Pier 10 on Dec. 7. Steven R. McDowell relieved Capt. June 5, USS Pinckney departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment as part of the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11. “This was truly a team effort,” said Cmdr. Chad Trubilla. He is also a graduate of the IAMD Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) program. Andrew Roy, USS Pinckney's commanding officer, said. Pinckney and the embarked LEDET recovered a total of 70 bales of cocaine totaling an estimated 1,400 kilograms, worth over $28 million wholesale value. March 27, The Pinckney conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200), while transiting the South Pacific eastbound, along with the USS Preble (DDG 88) and USS Kidd (DDG 100); Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203), while underway in the vicinity of Panama in support of counter-illicit trafficking operations, on April 8. I am honored to be your Commanding Officer and look forward to having you join our winning team. March 8, USS Pinckney joined U.S. Coast Guard-led efforts to monitor and deter illegal fishing in the western and Central Pacific. Originally from Westford, Massachusetts, Commander Conole graduated from The College of the Holy Cross in 2002 with a degree in Political Science and was commissioned through the NROTC program. After retiring, he and his wife Henrietta returned to Beaufort, where he died on July 21, 1976, at the age of 61. David Bella, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and … Commander Conole served at SWOS Enlisted Engineering Learning Site San Diego during the development of Littoral Combat Ship engineering training systems and as the Integrated Air & Missile Defense Branch Lead for Headquarters, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC). March 30, USS Pinckney participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) with the USS Kidd (DDG 100) and JS Akebono (DD 108), while underway in the South China Sea. While Pinckney originally deployed as part of Destroyer Squadron 23 with the Roosevelt CSG, the destroyer peeled off in April, after USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) was forced to remain pier-side in Guam because of a COVID-19 outbreak onboard. November 11, USS Pinckney anchored off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, for a three-day port visit. May 29, 2004 USS Pinckney was commissioned during an 11 a.m. ceremony at Wharf 3, Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, Calif. June 17, Cmdr. Andrew Roy, the ship’s commanding officer. Aaron DeMeyer turned over the role of Commanding Officer to Cmdr. September 10, DDG 91 returned to homeport after participated in San Diego Fleet Week Sea and Air Parade. June 6, USS Pinckney moored at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland, Ore., for a four-day port visit to participate in the annual Fleet Week celebration; Moored at Wharf 4 in Port Hueneme, Calif., from June 14-20. During the month of May, we celebrate our shipmates with Asian-American Pacific Islander descent. September 7, The guided-missile destroyer recently pulled into Changi Naval Base for a port visit to Singapore. ? Ms. Henrietta Middleton Pinckney served as sponsor for the ship named for her husband. August 21, USS Pinckney returned to San Diego after a seven-and-a-half month deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet AoR. Andrew Roy, Pinckney’s commanding officer. Frank E. Okata relieved Cmdr. June 3, USS Pinckney conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Laramie, while underway in the eastern Pacific Ocean; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea again on June 12, 22 and 27th; Anchored approximately 2 n.m. southeast of Flamenco Island, Panama, from July 4-6. October 31, USS Pinckney departed homeport for a three-day underway to conduct routine training in the SOCAL Op. June 2?, The guided-missile destroyer moored at Wharf B23 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after participated in Undersea Warfare Exercise (USWEX) 17-2, off the coast of Oahu; Underway on June 27. November 11, The Pinckney moored at Wharf 311 on Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach for a four-day ammo onload; Returned home on Nov. 15; Underway for a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) and Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) on Nov. 18; Moored at Berth 2, Pier 7 on Dec. 16. March 11, 2008 USS Pinckney hosted seven civilian guests for a day-long embark as part of the Leaders to Sea (LTS) program. December 7, USS Pinckney moored at Berth 5, Pier 3 on Naval Base San Diego after a four-day underway for routine training; Underway again from Jan. 14-18. USS Pinckney (DDG-91) is an Arleigh Burke -class destroyer in the United States Navy. 05/24/2019 . August 12, The guided-missile destroyer recently pulled into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a brief port call. March 26, USS Pinckney returned to Naval Base San Diego after an extended eight-month deployment. March 15, The guided-missile destroyer moored at Berth 6, Changi Naval Base in Singapore for a week-long upkeep. Robert M. Byron as CO of the Pinckney. April 14, Cmdr. Erica Hoffman, has been relieved of command following a diesel spill at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown earlier this month.. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, the Army Combat Action Badge and various other unit and service awards. Commander Conole also served as Chief Engineer in USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG 53) and in USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62). February 24, 2006 USS Pinckney returned to San Diego after a five-month maiden deployment to the western Pacific. October 28, The Pinckney moored at Quay Wall, East Container Terminal in Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a three-day visit; Transited the Singapore Strait eastbound on Nov. 4. Area. October 1, USS Pinckney moored at Quay 9 in Port of Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, for a liberty visit to Dubai. Moved to Berth 6, India Basin on May ? He served as Executive Officer on USS PINCKNEY before assuming command in December 2020. Cmdr. Robert M. Byron as CO of the Pinckney. “This was truly a team effort,” said Cmdr. The command master chief of the San Diego-based guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney has been relieved of duty, the Navy said in a statement Monday. September 30, USS Pinckney returned to homeport after a six-month deployment in support of the global war on terrorism. February 7, DDG 91 moored at Pier 15, Manila South Harbour in Manila, Republic of the Philippines, for a four-day port visit. Andrew Roy, USS Pinckney Commanding Officer. He is also a graduate of the IAMD Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) program. During that assignment he was selected for an Individual Augmentation tour with the Army’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion and deployed to Mosul, Iraq. The ship was launched from a floating dry-dock on June 26. April 25, USS Pinckney anchored off Pyeongtaek Naval Base for a scheduled port visit to Republic of Korea. “The entire team executed with professionalism and precision to help get drugs on deck.” USS Pinckney is … October 12, The Pinckney pulled into San Francisco for the Fleet Week celebration. Byron is flanked by, left, Bob Merchent, Northrop Grumman Ship Systems vice president, DDG 51 Program and right, Capt. “The sailors of Pinckney have helped make the United States a safer place to live,” said Cmdr. February 7, The guided-missile destroyer pulled into Port Klang, Malaysia, for a port to Kuala Lumpur. Matthew M. McGonigle as commanding officer of DDG 91. Andrew Roy, Pinckney’s commanding officer. December ?, USS Pinckney departed homeport to conduct Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) Block IV Operational Test Launch (OTL), from the Pacific Missile Range, off the coast of southern California. Danniel M. Brintzinghoffer as the 5th CO of USS Pinckney. July 29, USS Pinckney departed San Diego for a scheduled Middle East deployment, as part of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) CSG. November 18, USS Pinckney completed a two-week Independent Deployer Certification (IDCERT) and Group Sail operations with the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) CSG. September 26, The Pinckney moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop to onload ammo before underway in support of a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) missile defense exercise rehearsal, off the coast of southern California, with other ships from the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) CSG; Brief stop at Bravo Pier again on Oct. 17; Moored at Berth 5, Pier 12 on Oct. 20. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site. October 8, DDG 91 arrived in San Francisco to participate in the city's 30th annual Fleet Week celebration. September 25, BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair was awarded a $35,3 million modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4408) for the USS Pinckney's Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA). Officer and the CMS Custodian. “The air support we received was first class. John Pinckney Jr., … Work is expected to be completed by September 2015. January 17, 2020 USS Pinckney departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment, as part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt CSG; Moored at Wharf 311, NWS Seal Beach for a brief stop on Friday afternoon. January 13, 2018 The Pinckney departed Naval Base San Diego for routine operations off the coast of southern California; Moored at Wharf 311, NWS Seal Beach for ammo offload from Jan. 16-19; Brief stop at Bravo Pier to offload ammo before moored at Berth 6, Pier 8 on Jan. 22. “This was truly a team effort,” said Cmdr. Commander Conole served at SWOS Enlisted Engineering Learning Site San Diego during the development of Littoral Combat Ship engineering training systems and as the Integrated Air & Missile Defense Branch Lead for Headquarters, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC). July 13, USS Pinckney recently arrived at Changi Naval Base in Singapore to participate in the fourth-phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2007 exercise. Matthew M. McGonigle relieved Cmdr. May 6, The Pinckney anchored approximately 1 n.m. off the coast of Flamenco Island, Panama, for a brief stop; Moored at Pier 2N, Vasco Nunez de Balboa Naval Base on Wednesday evening; Underway on May 9. Work is expected to be completed by August 2018. April 2, 2007 USS Pinckney departed San Diego, with the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group, in support of operations in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. June 16, The Pinckney recently anchored off Royal Malaysian Naval Base in Lumut to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise; Underway on June 21; Participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) with the KRI Slamet Riyadi (F 352) from June 23-24. April 24, DDG 91 moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop to onload ammo before moored at Berth 6, Pier 8; Brief stop at Bravo Pier to onload ammo before moored at Berth 5, Pier 12 on May 30. ; Returned home on March 10. November 2, The Pinckney moored at Berth 6, Pier 8 on Naval Base San Diego; Underway again on Nov. 13; Moored at Navy Fuel Farm (NFF), Naval Base Point Loma for a brief stop to refuel before moored at Berth 6, Pier 2 on Nov. 20. ; Underway for local operations from Feb. 29- March 4 and March 7-11. May 31, The guided-missile destroyer moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop to onload ammo before underway for routine training; Returned home on June 6; Underway again from June 13-22 and June 2?. Area; Underway for a Friends and Family Day Cruise on March 4; Moored at Bravo Pier for a brief stop to onload ammo before underway again on March 5; Brief stop at Bravo Pier before moored at Berth 2, Pier 13 on March 15; Underway again from April 1-5 and April 15. The ship will host three additional days of LTS from March 12-14, including two days in coordination with the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Area; Moored at Berth 5, Pier 10 on Jan. 22; Underway again from Feb. 10-12; Moved to Berth 6, Pier 2 on Feb. January 30, 2013 USS Pinckney recently moored at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif., to onload ammunition. Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Jeffrey L. Heames as Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23 during a change-of-command ceremony on board the Pinckney. December 4, The Pinckney moored at Wharf B24 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a one-day port call to embark friends and family members for a Tiger Cruise. Benjamin R. Nicholson as the 8th CO of Pinckney during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego's Pier 10. June 21, The Pinckney moored at Berth 2, Pier 13 on Naval Base San Diego; Moored at NFF for a brief stop to refuel before underway for Group Sail, as part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) CSG, on July 5; Moored at Berth 1, Pier 13 from July 22-23; Returned home on Aug. 2; Underway again from Aug. 4-7. The Center for Surface Combat Systems' (CSCS) Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer (CIAT) trains USS Pinckney (DDG 91)., “The Sailors of Pinckney have helped make the United States a safer place to live,” said Cmdr. “Pinckney’s presence here sends a message to our regional allies and partners that the U.S. Navy and Ecuador are ready to operate,” said Cmdr. We were able to safely and successfully conduct this operation due to the outstanding professionalism of the Navy – Coast Guard team.” USS Pinckney is deployed to the U.S. March 9, The Pinckney arrived off southern coast of Vietnam to assist in the search efforts of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The Pinckney (DDG 91) is the U.S. Navy's 41st Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer and is named for Petty Officer 1st Class William Pinckney, one of only four African-Americans to earn the Navy Cross in World War II, for his courageous rescue of a fellow crew member aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV 6) during the Battle of Santa Cruz. April 23, USS Pinckney moored at Pier 1S on Vasco Nunez de Balboa Naval Base, Panama, for a routine port call; Underway just after midnight on April 24; Participated in a "Division Tactics" exercise with the USCSC Northland (WMEC 904) on April 26; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Laramie on May 3. 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