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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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Working with a Region on the Rise: Reflections on CARAT 2014

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (July 30, 2014) Military members from the U.S., the Republic of Singapore and Australia discuss the at-sea phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2014.

By Capt. Fred Kacher Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7 The 20th year of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) bilateral exercise series came to a close last week as we completed CARAT Brunei following a very successful underway phase. Spanning from initial planning conferences beginning in January all the way …

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Faces of the Fleet

U.S. Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, Echo Company, and Royal Brunei Land Forces conduct military operations in urban terrain training during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Brunei 2014.

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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CARAT Cambodia 2014: Exercise in Review

By Lt. Lauryn Dempsey Destroyer Squadron 7 Public Affairs Officer The fifth convening of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise took place in and around Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Oct. 27-31. Ms. Julie Chung, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Vice Adm. …

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Power of Partnerships

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (July 30, 2014) – Lt. Amy Enron explains landing procedures to members of the Republic of Singapore Navy aboard the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2014. In its 20th year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations including, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Timor-Leste. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jay C. Pugh/Released)

By Capt. Fred Kacher Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7 Having spent the past 20 months forward-deployed to Southeast Asia, first as deputy commodore of Destroyer Squadron 7 and now as the commodore, I’m convinced this region is one of the world’s preeminent maritime theaters and it will play an even greater role …

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