USS Chung Hoon Participating in the 2012 RIMPAC Exercises – The Great Green Fleet

During the 2010 RIMPAC Exercises I had an opportunity to go out to sea on the USS Chung Hoon.

Participating in the 2010 RIMPAC Exercises

This year the USS Chung Hoon is also participating in the RIMPAC Exercises and is part of the “Great Green Fleet” that is using biofuel.


Navy destroyer USS Chung Hoon doing a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) mission during the Rim of the Pacific Exercise. The Chung Hoon took on 200,000 pounds of fuel, a 50/50 mix of its normal diesel fuel and a biofuel component, which consists of algae and reprocessed cooking oil.

The Commanding Officer gave me this coin after we had lunch on the USS Chung Hoon

Latest Hawaii County Quick Facts From the US Census Bureau

Here is the latest Hawaii County Quick Facts from the US Census Bureau

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Just a CRAZY Saturday Video

Check out this video of this Australian tourist videotaping glaciers.

All of a sudden the glacier has a huge landslide creating a tsunami type of wave that almost took these folks out!