Destroyer USS John Finn completes busy maiden patrol of Indo-Pacific region

April 6, 2021

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The guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn has returned to San Diego, its homeport, after a busy four months in the Indo-Pacific region on its first overseas deployment, according to the Navy.

The John Finn, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, arrived home on Friday after finishing its work with both the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group and the 7th Fleet.

During its Indo-Pacific tour, the John Finn took part in a two-carrier exercise in the South China Sea and transited the Taiwan Strait, exercises that constitute a U.S. response to a growing Chinese military presence in the region…


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