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Welcome to Team LEVIN!

Congratulations on your selection and assignment to USS CARL M. LEVIN (DDG 120). You have the unique and exciting opportunity to be part of our team building a legacy of success. Your efforts will make our ship the finest in the world and the most feared by our enemies. Your role aboard will set the course upon which we and following generations will use to stay off the rocks.

If you do not have a sponsor, please send an e-mail to: and one will be assigned. Provide your name, rank, e-mail, and phone number along with best way to contact you before reporting to the ship. Sponsors are here to help you with any questions or concerns during your transition, as well as assist you with your check in process upon reporting aboard. If you run into any issues or have any concerns, please call our Command Duty Officer: (808) 471-4283. For sea duty, operational, or other medical screenings e-mail our medical team:

You or your family may also reach out to our Ombudsman at any time ( An Ombudsman is my official representative and plays a vital role in establishing and maintaining current and accurate communication between the command and family members. This overview will explain the history of the program and discuss the roles of Ombudsmen.

The MyNavy Family mobile application is for Navy spouses and families. It combines authoritative information from a wide range of websites into a single, convenient application. This app connects Navy families to information and resources to help them successfully navigate the complexities of the Navy lifestyle. In addition to a wealth of useful content, the app offers great features such as Military Installation Search, Emergency Contacts, Content Sharing, and the ability to leave Feedback. Download the app today!

USS CARL M. LEVIN honors former Senator Carl Milton Levin, who served in the U.S Senate for 36 years (1979-2015). As the longest serving senator in Michigan state history, Senator Levin became a staunch supporter of the armed services through his work and leadership as Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. During his time in Congress, Senator Levin was notably assigned to the Committee on Armed Services (Chairman), Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Select Committee on Intelligence (Ex officio).

You are about to embark on a challenging assignment and join a Team committed to excellence. Come prepared with a full sea bag and fresh perspective. I look forward to you joining our Team and working alongside you to prepare this ship to sail into harm’s way.


Welcome Aboard Letter pdf iconfrom the Command Officer!



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is an Ombudsman?
Every Command has an Ombudsman who is a spouse of a sailor at the Command. The Ombudsman serves as the liaison between the command and the families. The Ombudsman is the point of contact for the families. He or she can assist families with navigating through Navy life through resources and information.

2. How can an Ombudsman help me?
Navy Family Ombudsmen are key resources for family members, particularly during deployments. Ombudsmen maintain current resource files with information on military and civilian community agencies that can help families solve a variety of problems, and successfully meet the challenges they face before, during, and after deployments. In addition to providing referral information, Ombudsmen can facilitate communication between the Command and family members. Ombudsmen may publish or contribute to command newsletters or maintain care lines, which have recorded messages with information for command families that can be accessed 24 hours a day. Ombudsmen can also assist families in contacting the Command for a variety of reasons.

3. What is the role of the COMNAVSURFPAC Force Ombudsman?
The Force Ombudsman provides oversight and guidance for all the Surface Ship's Ombudsmen in the Pacific Fleet Area of Responsibility. You can contact the Surface Forces Ombudsman at (619) 301-6983 or send an email to

4. What is an IA assignment or tour?
An IA is an Individual Augmentee. A Sailor may receive orders to go IA and this means that he or she will deploy as an Individual, not with their command. Sometimes an IA will deploy and be stationed with another branch of the Military.

5. What is NFAAS?
Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System. This is how the Navy will track your family and assess your needs during an emergency.

6. How can I find out more about medical, dental or Navy family resources?
Contact your Command Ombudsman. He or she will guide you to your resources.

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USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120)

Pearl Harbor, HI

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