Monthly Archives: October 2012

USS Tortuga Makes Port Visit in Hong Kong

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chelsea Mandello,  Amphibious Squadron 11, Public Affairs  HONG KONG, China – Sailors and embarked Marines from amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit Oct. 30. … Continue reading

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Bonhomme Richard Anchors in Hong Kong

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karen Blankenship, Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs HONG KONG – The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Hong … Continue reading

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USS McCampbell visits the Republic of the Philippines

Story by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman (SW) Declan Barnes, NPASE Japan MANILA, Philippines – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), along with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG … Continue reading

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George Washington Returns to Sea after Philippines Visit

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eric Moorer MANILA BAY, Republic of the Philippines (Oct. 29, 2012) – The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Manila Bay, Republic of the Philippines after a five-day, goodwill … Continue reading

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Sailors Spend Time with Children’s Society in Singapore

By MC1 Jay C. Pugh, Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Public Affairs  Sailors and civilian personnel from various tenant commands in Singapore spent an evening with the kids at the Singapore Children’s Society at Sunbeam Place playing games and making … Continue reading

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Medical training a valuable part of CARAT Cambodia 2012

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jose Lopez, Jr. (CTF 73 Public Affairs) SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia – The Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) command took part in training medical personnel from the Royal Cambodian Navy and Royal Cambodian Armed Forces … Continue reading

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Calling For Morale Aboard USS Tortuga

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chelsea Mandello Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs SOUTH CHINA SEA– Sailors aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga received long distance telephone cards thanks to a commercial sponsorship between the Navy Morale, Welfare … Continue reading

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