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7th Fleet Update on Operation Tomodachi, March 19

This post originally appeared on the U.S. 7th Fleet Facebook Page Despite cold weather and aftershocks as strong as 6.1 in magnitude, 7th Fleet forces continued sustainment of life efforts in support of Operation Tomodachi. A total of 12,750 personnel, 20 ships, and 140 aircraft are participating in Operation Tomodachi. …

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U.S. Forces Respond to Gunfire Aboard S/V Quest

This news story originally appeared on Navy.mil From Central Command Public Affairs TAMPA, Fla. (NNS) — At approximately 1 a.m. EST today, while negotiations were ongoing to secure the release of four American hostages, U.S. forces responded to gunfire aboard the pirated vessel (S/V) Quest. As they responded to the …

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Looking Back on 100 Years of Naval Aviation

My, How the Time Has Flown… “I have been up to my ears in work…” Things sure haven’t changed much in that regard since Lieutenant Commander Henry Mustin wrote to his wife on January 21st, 1914, just one day after arriving in Pensacola, Florida on board USS Mississippi. Three years …

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