Battle Groups 2003

 

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USS Constellation Battle Group Gulf 2002/2003

Deployment: November 3rd 2002 -
Final Deployment before decommissioning

Aircraft Carrier: USS Constellation (CV-64)

Carrier Air Wing 2

Guided Missile Cruiser:
USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), 2x61 cell cruise missile
USS Valley Forge(CG 50), 2x61 cell cruise missile

Guided Missile Destroyer:
USS Higgins (DDG 76), 90 cell cruise missile
USS Milius (DDG 69) , 90 cell cruise missile

Guided Missile Frigate:
USS Thatch (FFG 43)

Fast Attack Submarine:
USS Columbia (SSN )

Support Ships:
USNS Ranier (AOE-7)

USS Harry S Truman Battle Group Med 2003
Commander, Carrier Group Seven:

USS Harry S Truman (CVN75)
USS San Jacinto (CG 56)
USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79)
USS Mitscher (DDG 57)
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75)

USS Briscoe (DD 977)
USS Deyo (DD 989)
USS Hawes (FFG 53)
USNS Kanawha (TAO 196)
USNS Mount Baker (TAE 34)
 

Squadrons of Carrier Air Wing Three

Fighter Squadron 32 (VF 32)
Fighter Attack Squadron 37 (VFA 37)
Fighter Attack Squadron 105 (VFA 105)
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 (VMFA 115
Electronic Attack Squadron 130 (VAQ 130)
Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 126 (VAW 126)
Sea Control Squadron 22 (VS 22)
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 7 (HS 7)
Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 (VRC 40)

 

Deployment: December 5th 2002 -

Aircraft Carrier: USS John C Stennis(CVN-74)
Commanding Officer: Capt. Michael R Groothousen

Carrier Air Wing 3

Guided Missile Cruiser:
USS San Jacinto (CG 56) crew 387, 2x61 cell cruise missile

Guided Missile Destroyer:
USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) crew 337, 90 cell cruise missile
USS Mitscher (DDG 57) crew 337, 90 cell cruise missile
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) crew 337, 90 cell cruise missile

Destroyer:
USS Briscoe (DD 977)
USS Deyo (DD 989)

Guided Missile Frigate:
USS Hawes (FFG 53)

Fast Attack Submarine:
USS Montpelier (SSN ) crew 130
USS Pittsburgh (SSN ) crew 130, 12 cell cruise missile

Fast Combat Support Ship:
USS Mt Baker () crew 579
USS Kanawha ()

 

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