Monthly Archives: December 2012

VP-45 Search and Rescue Mission Ensures Safety of South Korean Mariners

By Lt.j.g. Alec J. Verone, Patrol Squadron 45 Public Affairs OKINAWA, Japan – The crew of a U.S. Navy P-3C Orion attached to Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 located a group of distressed South Korean mariners in the Philippine Sea, Dec. … Continue reading

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DESRON 15 HOLDS CHANGE OF COMMAND

BY DESTROYER SQUADRON 15 PUBLIC AFFAIRS YOKOSUKA, Japan – Capt. Paul J. Lyons, relieved Capt. John L. Schultz as Commander, Destroyer Squadron 15 (DESRON 15) during a change of command ceremony in the C-2 Auditorium at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. … Continue reading

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VP-45 To support search and rescue efforts in the Philippines

By Lieutenant Andrew Orchard, Commander, Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Seventh Fleet Aircrews assigned to Commander Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Seventh Fleet from Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 have been directed to support U.S. military assistance to ongoing Philippine-led disaster relief operations. … Continue reading

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U.S. 7th Fleet Band Performs Yuletide Concert in Yokosuka

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Karsten YOKOSUKA, Japan – The U.S. 7th Fleet Band performed their annual combined holiday concert with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Yokosuka Band at the Yokosuka Arts Theatre on Dec. 11, 2012. … Continue reading

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Mustin, HSL 51 det. 6, Frock 46 New Petty Officers

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN – Guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) and the “Warlords” of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 51 detachment six, frocked 46 new petty officers on the mess decks … Continue reading

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USS Mustin, Arrives in Yokosuka Following 3-Month Patrol

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow YOKOSUKA, Japan – Guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) Sailors returned to greetings from family and friends in Yokosuka, Japan on Dec. 10 following their 3-month patrol in the 7th Fleet … Continue reading

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U.S. Naval Base Guam Sailors Receive New Rank, Responsibility

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jeremy Starr, Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec. 7, 2012) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) recognized and advanced 41 Sailors to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony … Continue reading

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