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170601-N-RM689-079 SEA OF JAPAN (June 1, 2017) The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is underway with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112). Fitzgerald is part of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, which includes USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), CVW-5, USS Shiloh (CG 67), USS Barry (DDG 52), USS McCampbell (DDG 85), USS Mustin (DDG 89) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy forces routinely train together to improve interoperability and readiness to provide stability and security for the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey L. Adams/Released)

06/16/17

YOKOSUKA, Japan – Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) and its Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) are offering support for all family and dependents of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) crew members.

CFAY has set up an emergency family assistance center located at the FFSC Area Orientation Brief classroom. Counselors and chaplains are available to speak and share information.

 

Additionally, phone lines are being manned.

DSN:                                       From In-Japan:              From the U.S.:

(315)-243-1728             (046)-816-1728                     +81-46-816-1728

(315)-243-1729             (046)-816-1729                     +81-46-816-1729

(315)-243-1730             (046)-816-1730                     +81-46-816-1730

(315)-243-1731             (046)-816-1731                     +81-46-816-1731

(315)-243-1732             (046)-816-1732                     +81-46-816-1732

(315)-243-1734             (046)-816-1734                     +81-46-816-1734

“The Navy’s top priority right now is the Fitzgerald crew and their families. Navy Region Japan and the shore enterprise are 100% committed to providing support to these families during this difficult time,” said Rear Adm. Greg Fenton, Commander, Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan.

CFAY, Commander, Navy Region Japan, and Commander, Navy Installation Command are committed to support the Fleet, the Fighter, and the Family. 

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