The 7th Fleet's Top News Items

7th Fleet Commander Outlines Fleet Priorities
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, outlined his priorities during an all-hands call with his staff Nov. 14, to discuss his goals and objectives for the Fleet.

Published: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:41:32 GMT

GW Hosts Visitors from Iwakuni, Japan
WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted guests from Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 17.

Published: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:41:10 GMT

Germantown Completes Patrol, Returns to Sasebo
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The forward deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) returned to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), Nov. 14, following a scheduled three-month patrol.

Published: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:40:43 GMT

7th Fleet Exercises Unique Aerial HADR and Resupply Parachute Operations
AGAT BAY WATER DROP ZONE, Guam (NNS) -- Task Force 75 demonstrated adaptive and scalable maritime parachute capabilities on Oct. 31, with a number of parachute insertions designed to practice Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Response (HA/DR) and resupply skills.

Published: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:40:13 GMT

Germantown Participates in Exercise Keen Sword with Japanese Forces
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The amphibious dock landing ship, USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion (AAB), 2nd Marine Division (MARDIV), operated with Japanese Self Defense Forces (JSDF) during exercise Keen Sword, Nov. 11-12.

Published: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:39:47 GMT

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