HAWAII has finally said goodbye to the cold Groton weather only to find rain in Florida during our brief stop there. We are in the process of conducting technical evaluations of some of our systems over the coming weeks and working on tour tactical proficiency in preparation for our next deployment. Though we have left many friends in Groton behind, we look forward to meeting our new Hawaiian ohana soon. Many of our families are already starting to arrive in Hawaii and their reports are helping to build the excitement of the crew.
CDR Ed Herrington
Commanding Officer, USS HAWAII SSN 776