US guided missile destroyer to visit Philippines. Photo: Wikipedia
A US Navy guided missile destroyer will arrive in Subic Bay in northern
In a statement issued Monday, the American embassy in Manila said the USStockdale (DDG-106), the third US vessel to visit the Philippines since January, will replenish supplies as well as offer its crew an opportunity for rest and relaxation.
This will be the Stockdale's first visit to the
During the visit, Stockdale sailors will also engage in a number of community relations projects including visits to local orphanages, the embassy said.
The USStockdale was commissioned on April 18, 2009, and is homeported in
The ship is named for Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale, who was the highest ranking