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From the Captain of the USS Arlington

ARL Crew, Families, Friends, We are safely underway and have officially started our Maiden Deployment. Our departure from Norfolk yesterday morning was perfect as we shared a brief period together aboard the ship and then waived good-bye from the weather decks as we manned the rails and departed. This is both a challenging and difficult […]

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More than 4,000 sailors, Marines to deploy Saturday aboard USS Arlington and other ships

ABC 13 News Now NORFOLK, Va.  — More than 4,000 sailors and Marines serving in the USS Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are scheduled to depart for deployment Oct. 3. Kearsarge and USS Arlington are deploying from Naval Station Norfolk, and USS Oak Hill is deploying from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story.

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Pentagon Survivor Marc Garlasco Speaks to USS Gravely Crew During Remembrance Ceremony

Mass Communication Specialist Seaman L.E. Skelton, USS Gravely Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) were visited by a special guest during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony hosted by chief petty officer selectees, September 11. Marc Garlasco, 9/11 survivor, spoke to the crew about his experience on September […]

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