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7th Fleet Celebrates milestone 2018 of Partnerships and Security

By MC2 Jimryan Ong, Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs Office | Dec. 31, 2018

In 2018, U.S. 7th Fleet celebrated many accomplishments, marking 75 years of providing security alongside allies and partners, operating USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), USS Essex (LHD 2), and USS Wasp (LHD 1) strike groups wherever international law allowed, and leaving no doubt 7th Fleet remained ready to respond to any crisis or contingency.


Some key events in 2018:



  • U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy kick off CARAT exercise series in Sattahip, Thailand.

  • USS McCampbell (DDG 85) ushered in the New Year at sea.

After a busy 2018, 7
th Fleet will continue to provide security alongside allies and partners in 2019.