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Navy to Christen its First MLP: USNS Montford Point

The following blog was written by Sarah Burford at Military Sealift Command Pacific public affairs in advance of the christening of Navy’s first mobile landing platform, USNS Montford Point, at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, March 2. The christening ceremony begins at 10  a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. …

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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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