USS Sampson Leaves San Diego Today

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USS Sampson

The USS Sampson is slated to leave its home port of San Diego today for a six-month deployment, according to the U.S. Navy. The Sampson, a guided-missile destroyer, is headed to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility.

Cmdr. Chris Alexander, commanding officer of the USS Sampson, told the U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Office: