USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53)

USS MOBILE BAY
USS Mobile Bay RTHP

USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53)

Welcome Home – USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53)

On August 11, 2022 the San Diego Council’s Home Coming Committee joined families and friends in greeting over 400 Sailors attached to USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53) return to homeport from its overseas deployment.
USS MOBILE BAY is a Ticonderoga Guided Missile Cruiser that is 567 ft long, with a beam of 55 ft, and a draft of 34 ft.  She is the seventh ship of its class, and the second equipped with the MK41 Vertical Launch Missile System.  Welcome Home Mobile Bay!  Well done to our Homecoming & Operations Chair; Jay Rindler!
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USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72)

USS Lincoln RTHP Ship (1)

USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72)

Welcome Home – USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72)

On August 11, 2022 the San Diego Council’s Home Coming Committee joined family and friends in greeting the Sailors and Marines attached to USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) on its return to homeport from its deployment at Naval Air Station North Island.
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is the fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. She is the second Navy ship to have been named after the former President Abraham Lincoln. Her home port is NAS North Island, San Diego, California; she is a member of the United States Pacific Fleet. She is administratively responsible to Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific, and operationally serves as the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 3 and host to Carrier Air Wing Nine.  Including a special welcome home to; HSC-14, HSM-71, VRM-30 and VMFA-314.  Welcome Home LINCOLN!  Well done to our Homecoming & Operations Chair; Jay Rindler!
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Welcome Home – USS JACKSON (LCS 6)

Homecoming USS Jackson LCS-6 Crest
USS Jackson (LCS 6) RTHP Detachment
 USS JACKSON

On August 6, 2022 the San Diego Council’s Home Coming Committee greeted  over 40 Sailors attached to USS JACKSONS (LCS 16) Blue Crew Detachment at its return to homeport from its deployment.  The Blue Crew Detachment arrived at the San Diego International Airport with over 50 family and friends in attendance.  USS JACKSON Blue Crew supports and operates an Independence Class high-speed cruise ship that is 418 ft long, with a beam of 104 ft, and a draft of 13 ft.  Their displacement is 3,228 tons when fully outfitted and is able to reach sustainable speeds of about 50 knots with a range of 10,000 nautical miles.  The ship’s warfare capabilities include; missile defense system installed on the hangar roof, combined with sensors of the Phalanx 1B close-in weapon system with an 11-missile launcher for the RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile.  These Independence-class ships also have an integrated LOS Mast, Sea Giraffe 3D Radar and SeaStar Safire FLIR.  The vessels have an Interior Communications Center that can be curtained off from the rest of bridge instead of the heavily protected Combat Information Center found on other Navy warships.   Welcome Home JACKSON Blue Crew Detachment!  Well done to our Homecoming & Operations Chair; Jay Rindler!

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USS TULSA (LCS 16)

Welcome Home – USS TULSA (LCS 16)

On July 30, 2022 the San Diego Council’s Home Coming Committee greeted  over 40 Sailors attached to USS TULSA (LCS 16) with over 100 family and friends in attendance.  USS TULSA Return To Homeport from its overseas deployment marks one of the first family and friends celebration on the pier since the post covid pandemic.  USS Tulsa is an Independence Class high-speed cruise ship that is 418 ft long, with a beam of 104 ft, and a draft of 13 ft.  Their displacement is 3,228 tons when fully outfitted and is able to reach sustainable speeds of about 50 knots with a range of 10,000 nautical miles.  The ship’s warfare capabilities include; missile defense system installed on the hangar roof, combined with sensors of the Phalanx 1B close-in weapon system with an 11-missile launcher for the RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile.  These Independence-class ships also have an integrated LOS Mast, Sea Giraffe 3D Radar and SeaStar Safire FLIR.  The vessels have an Interior Communications Center that can be curtained off from the rest of bridge instead of the heavily protected Combat Information Center found on other Navy warships.   Welcome Home TULSA!  Well done to our Homecoming & Operations Chair; Jay Rindler!

Welcome Home VMGR 352

VMGR 352 squadron insignia
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– Jay Rindler (c), Welcome Home Chair, welcomes home CH-53 pilots from HMH -462 along with their wives.

Jay Rindler, Welcome Home Chair, welcomes home CH-53 pilots from HMH -462 along with their wives.

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