USS Winston S. Churchill to return to Norfolk on November 4

NORFOLK, Va. – More than 300 Sailors serving aboard the USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) will return to Naval Station Norfolk on Sunday, November 4 after a seven-month deployment.

NORFOLK (April 5, 2018) The huided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) departs Naval Station Norfolk. Churchill is deploying to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility to support maritime security and maintain regional stability. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)

The guided-missile destroyer deployed to the Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

The ship left Naval Station Norfolk on Thursday, April 5 with two MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Strike Maritime Four Eight Detachment Five (HSM 48.5), the “Dastardly Barbarians.”

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