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COMDESRON FIFTEEN

DESRON FIFTEEN is the Navy's only forward-deployed Destroyer Squadron and is responsible for the readiness, tactical and administrative responsibilities for seven Arleigh Burke-class destoyers. The destroyers' squadron commondore serves as the immediate Superior in Command (ISIC) of the ships assigned to the squadron.

DESRON FIFTEEN ships are the principal surface forces of Battle Force Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.

In addition to duties as ISIC for the seven ships assigned to the squadron, the DESRON FIFTEEN staff also deploys with the Ronald Reagan carrier strike group (CSG). During these deployments, the Commodore serves as Sea Combat Commander(SCC) for the CSG. The SCC responsibilites include Surface Warfare Commander (SWC), Anti-Submarine Warfare employment of attack submarines assiggned to the CS. DESRON FIFTEEN has additional assignments in the Seventh Feet as the Maritime Counter - Special Operations Force Commander (MCSOF), Strike Force ASW Commander (SFASWC) and Deputy Ballistic Missile Defense Commander (BMDC).

CAPT Bennett

Captain Bennett

Commodore,
DESRON FIFTEEN

CDR Graham

CDR Graham

Deputy Commodore,
DESRON FIFTEEN

CMDCM Bellamy

CMDCM Bellamy

Command Master Chief,
DESRON FIFTEEN







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