USS George Washington Continues Its 2012 Patrol in 7th Fleet Area of Operations

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: Area August 21, 2012 USS George Washington Continues Its 2012 Patrol in 7th Fleet Area of Operations View post tag: Operations View post tag: 7th Back to overview,Home naval-today USS George Washington Continues Its 2012 Patrol in 7th Fleet Area of Operations View post tag: George View post tag: 2012 View post tag: Washington View post tag: Naval View post tag: Patrol View post tag: continues View post tag: News by topic View post tag: fleet The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 20 to continue its 2012 patrol.Continuing in its fourth patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations since relieving the now decommissioned aircraft carrier, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), in 2008, George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, will provide a combat-ready force that will protect and defend the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Asia-Pacific region.“George Washington and its crew are ready to get back underway to continue our patrol in the Western Pacific supporting stability and peace in the region,” said Capt. G.J. Fenton, George Washington’s commanding officer. “It is very important that we always remain ready to carry out the full range of missions, from humanitarian assistance to possible combat operations. Operational readiness is what [George Washington] is all about.”The patrol will be Fenton’s first deployment as commanding officer aboard George Washington, having turned over command of the aircraft carrier from Capt. David A. Lausman Aug. 11.“It is a pleasure to assume the duties of commanding officer of this great ship and crew,” said Fenton. “I look forward to working with our partners and allies in the region, including the professionals of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.”During this patrol, George Washington will participate in joint, military-training exercises with international partners, which will strengthen its alliances and partnerships to promote a collective security.George Washington was commissioned on July 4, 1992, and is the fifth of the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. Aircraft carriers exercise the Navy core capabilities of power projection, forward presence, humanitarian assistance, deterrence, sea control and maritime security.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, August 21, 2012; Image: US Navy Share this articlelast_img read more

Pedestrian Killed in North Babylon Crash

first_imgA pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning in a crash in North Babylon, Suffolk County police said.Detectives said a 59-year-old Florida man was driving a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on Route 231 near Pell Avenue just before 4 a.m. when his mid-size SUV struck the male pedestrian.The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office, police said. He was not identified.The driver was not injured.The Jeep was impounded for a safety check, and the investigation is continuing, police said. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York last_img

ICC World Cup ICC World Cup 2019: South Africa vs Afghanistan Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Playing XI

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The 21st match of ICC World Cup 2019 to feature South Africa and Afghanistan facing each other at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Both the teams are at the bottom of the points table where the Proteas has played four matches and lost three and Afghanistan has also lost all of their games.On one hand, South Africa has lost all their games and their fourth match of the tournament was washed out in rain garnering them one point.On the other hand, Afghanistan, despite giving tough competition to its competitors lost all their matches and is at the bottom of the table.We have been providing you the perfect combination of Fantasy players per match in the World Cup 2019 since day one, and again we have listed down Dream11 Players list for the #RSAvsAFG gameWicket-Keepers – Quinton de Kock (C)Batsmen – Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, David Miller, Faf du Plessis (VC), Aiden MarkramAll-Rounders – Mohammed Nabi, Gulbadin NaibBowlers – Rashid Khan, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi last_img read more