U.S. Navy Sends Second Missile Destroyer to South Korea
USS DECATUR, OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO
"United States Navy is sending a second guided missile destroyer to the Asia Pacific region due to the ongoing situation with North Korea, Pentagon spokesman George Little confirmed Tuesday.
The USS Decatur had left the Philippines on its way back to the U.S. from a deployment to the Middle East. Providing few details about its mission Little said both ships “have arrived at predetermined positions in the Western Pacific where they will be poised to respond to any missile threats to our allies or our territory.”