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Commander, Destroyer Squadron Twenty Four
Commander, Destroyer Squadron TWENTY FOUR (CDS 24) is charged with commanding assigned ships for naval strike and sea control missions. When deployed, the Squadron is normally assigned as the Sea Combat Commander for a Carrier Strike Group, in charge of anti-submarine, anti-surface and maritime interdiction operations. Additional missions for the Squadron can include Tomahawk strike planning and Force Over The Horizon Track Coordinator. Additionally, the Squadron Staff supports the training and readiness of the six ships assigned to CDS 24.