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Lessons From the Ship That Nearly Destroyed 12 Percent of World Trade

The Maritime Executive 09 May 2021
Navy after the Persian Gulf War when converted into the Shughart-class roll-on/roll-off ship for the Military Sealift Command ... Mercogliano is a former merchant mariner, having sailed and worked ashore for the Military Sealift Command.

Burlington Junction native to serve aboard future U.S. Navy warship

Maryville Daily Forum 06 May 2021
Navy ...Growing up in a very small town taught me that anything is possible,” Swinford said in the release ... Roughly 100 military officers and crew, plus 45 Military Sealift Command personnel make up the ship’s company ... Serving in the Navy is a continuing tradition of military service for Swinford, whose uncle retired as a major in the U.S. Army ... .

IMO & US Coast Guard Leaders Address 159th ABS Annual Members Meeting

The Maritime Executive 24 Apr 2021
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz along with Assistant Commandant Rear Admiral Richard Timme joined ABS Members from ... Navy’s Military Sealift Command and rapid expansion of ABS remote survey capability as a cornerstone of its COVID-19 support for the industry.

Osprey touches down on a Navy hospital ship for the first time

Stars and Stripes 21 Apr 2021
The Navy’s Military Sealift Command operates two hospital ships, the San Diego-based Mercy and the USNS Comfort, which is homeported in Norfolk, Va.

Essential, invisible: COVID has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea

Stars and Stripes 09 Apr 2021
Michael Wettlaufer, the commander of the Military Sealift Command, to voice concerns about the "gangways up" restrictions that barred mariners from leaving their vessels in port and other mariners from coming aboard as relief ... at military installations around the globe.

U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command Kicks Off support to DEFENDER-Europe 21

Bitchute 28 Mar 2021
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‘Finding people is easy:’ DNA databases help unite American veterans with their long-lost children

Stars and Stripes 25 Mar 2021
Clark, 50, a civilian employee of Military Sealift Command living in Norfolk, Va., got a surprise after sending a DNA sample to in December ... Hjort filed a military records request with the help of the U.S ... “The military told me, if I get to know a woman and want to bring her back expect to be there longer than my original term,” he said.

9 deaths in July’s Marine AAV training off San Clemente Island were preventable, investigation finds

LA Daily News 25 Mar 2021
Undersea Rescue Command deploys the Sibitzky Remotely Operated Vehicle from the deck of the Military Sealift Command-chartered merchant vessel HOS Dominator ... In a Thursday morning briefing by military experts who reviewed the report, one said the vehicle’s commander “had a tough choice to make.

U.S. Transport Ship visits Algiers

Algeria Times 24 Mar 2021
“We are pleased to help strengthen the U.S.-Algeria maritime partnership,” said Captain Frank Okata, Commodore, Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa and Commander of Task Force 63 ... In January, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett and Commander of U.S.

AMO: Respected Union Leader Capt. Mike Finnigan Passes at 57

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2021
Mike earned his USCG license as third mate and joined American Maritime Officers in August 1994, working aboard the USNS Henson, a government-owned military support vessel managed by the private sector under Military Sealift Command ... His many years of service on military support ...

Families of Marines and sailor who died in training accident are learning more about what happened

Orange County Register 22 Mar 2021
This line-of-duty or command investigation was conducted by the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, which was helping oversee the joint Marine Corps and Navy exercise ... Undersea Rescue Command deploys the Sibitzky Remotely Operated Vehicle from the deck of the Military Sealift Command-chartered merchant vessel HOS Dominator.

WWI Memorial - First Colors Ceremony (Stockham 1)

Bitchute 10 Mar 2021
... War I memorial, Military Sealift Command’s … .

Basil J. Maletich

The Scranton Times-Tribune 03 Mar 2021
Basil J ... During his post-war career as part of the Military Sea Transportation Service and Military Sealift Command from 1945 to 1985, he served on the USNS General W.G. Haan, USNS General W.O ... A private blessing service will be held Saturday, followed by interment with military honors at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Twp ... ....

Distributed Shipbuilding for an Unmanned Fleet

The Maritime Executive 02 Mar 2021
Inspired by the Military Sealift Command’s turbo activation drills, the program office would hold component production drills and then stockpile the resultant knock-down kits near shipyards within vessel self-deployment range of likely trouble spots ... Lieutenant Commander Collin Fox, U.S.