Monthly Archives: March 2013

Final Hull Section of Guardian Removed From Reef

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelby Sanders SULU SEA, The Philippines (March 30, 2013) – U.S. Navy and contracted salvage personnel embarked onboard the U.S. Navy contracted crane vessel M/V Jascon 25 completed on March 30th, the removal of … Continue reading

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Origami for Operation Tomodachi Participants

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Karsten YOKOSUKA, Japan (March 28, 2013) – U.S. 7th Fleet sailors received small tokens of appreciation in the form of the Japanese art of origami for their efforts during Operation Tomodachi. Origami artist … Continue reading

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Navy Led Salvage Crew Starts Removing Guardian Hull

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelby Sanders SULU SEA – U.S. Navy and contracted salvage personnel embarked aboard M/V Jascon 25 began dismantling and sectioning the hull of the grounded mine countermeasures ship Ex-Guardian. The bow section was safely … Continue reading

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STENNIS STRIKE GROUP ARRIVES IN SEVENTH FLEET

INDIAN OCEAN (March 26, 2013) The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on March 26 after completing five months of successful operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR. Arriving … Continue reading

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JCMOTF Underway in Advance of Balikatan 2013 Official Kickoff

Story by Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force Public Affairs ZAMBALES, Philippines (March 25, 2013) – Philippine and U.S. armed forces members attached to the Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force (JCMOTF) broke ground on a series of projects in … Continue reading

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AFP, Marines Break Ground at Lawin Elementary School

Story by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jason A. Penny, Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force Public Affairs ZAMBALES, Philippines (March 22, 2013) – U.S Marines from the Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 172 and Philippine Army engineers from the 548th … Continue reading

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USS Ohio visits Subic Bay during Western Pacific Deployment

By Lt. Cmdr. Lara Bollinger, Submarine Group 7 Public Affairs SUBIC BAY, Republic of the Philippines – The Ohio class submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrived at Subic Bay March 22 for a visit as part of its deployment to … Continue reading

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