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Ponce Upon a Time

The following blog post was written by Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuels) 2nd Class Robert De Soto, assigned to USS Ponce (LPD 15). Over its nearly 41-year history, the ship has made numerous visits to Puerto Rico, but only three to the namesake city of Ponce. This particular visit to the warship’s …

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ARLINGTON CO Says ‘Thank You’

From the Commanding Officer of PCU Arlington, Cmdr. Darren Nelson: It was exciting as we formally transitioned from Hull Number 24 to ARLINGTON.  Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld has been a wonderful sponsor and we look forward to her future support through our Commissioning and beyond.  I want to thank everyone who …

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