Destroyer USS Carney Returns Home After Seven-Month Deployment, 51 Houthi Engagements

Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Kris Merrell, from Rogers, Ark., embraces his sons after returning home from deployment. US Navy Photo

USS Carney (DDG-64) had 51 total engagements with Houthi missiles and drones during its time in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, its commanding officer said Monday.

Carney returned home Sunday after a seven-month deployment. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer deployed on Sept. 27, its commanding officer, Cmdr. Jeremy Robertson, told...

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