Golden Swordsmen Conduct Community Relations Project

Story by LTJG Matthew Baker on 12/21/2016 PATTAYA, Thailand (NNS) Sailors with the Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 visited the Pattaya Orphanage in Pattaya, Thailand, for a community relations (COMREL) project Dec. 9. 20 Sailors with VP-47 toured the facilities at the Pattaya Orphanage and had the opportunity
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Golden Swordsmen Conduct Exercise with Royal Thai Navy

Story by LTJG Matthew Baker on 12/21/2016 PATTAYA, Thailand (NNS) The Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 conducted a bilateral training event in the Kingdom of Thailand Dec. 510. VP-47 attended a joint symposium and conducted a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) training flight with the Royal Thai Navy (RTN)
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USS Anchorage Holds Change of Command

Story by PO2 Matthew Dickinson on 12/19/2016 SAN DIEGO Capt. Jeffrey Craig relieved Capt. J.J. Cummings as Commanding Officer aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during a change of command ceremony, December 16. Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 3, Rear Adm. Daniel Fillion served as the
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USS Whidbey Island Hosts Portuguese Marines in Lisbon

Story by PO2 Nathan McDonald on 12/13/2016 While in Lisbon, members of the Fuzileiros- the Portuguese Marine Corps - visited Whidbey Island and conducted joint training with 22nd MEU Marines. Quote: "We also demonstrated Marine Corps marital arts program moves, did some fast-roping exercises, and finished with a mud run
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USS San Antonio Visits Naval Station Rota

Story by PO2 Adam Austin on 12/10/2016 ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) and embarked Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) visited at Naval Station Rota, Dec. 7. San Antonio conducted the port call in order to conduct an agricultural
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TTF Bangor Holds Change of Command Ceremony

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 12/09/2016 Trident Training Facility (TTF), Bangor, conducted a change of command ceremony at Briggs Auditorium, Dec. 9. Capt. John Fancher, from Hammond, Indiana, relieved Capt. Ted Schroeder, from Maple Grove, Minnesota, and assumed the duties and responsibilities of commanding officer for TTF during the
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