USS Sterett
The USS Sterett leaving its San Diego homeport in February. Navy photo

After a 90-day deployment to the East Sea, Philippine Sea, and Western Pacific, the guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey and USS Sterett are set to return to San Diego Friday.

While deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet, Dewey and Sterett operated together to bring additional weapons capabilities to the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group.

The USS Dewey. Navy photo

Under the operational control of U.S. 7th Fleet, Dewey conducted maritime security operations and theater security cooperation activities. Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 35, Det. 2 was embarked on Dewey during the deployment and helped complete multi-warfare missions, including search and rescue operations and high-end maritime warfare scenarios, according to a statement from the U.S. Navy.

Dewey and Sterett are homeported in San Diego and are part of Naval Surface Forces and U.S. 3rd Fleet.