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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

On October 1, 2015, ABC 13 News Now covered the October 3 deployment of the USS Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group. This group includes the USS Arlington, which is making its first deployment since its commissioning. USS Arlington bears steel from the US Pentagon and is one of three Naval ships built to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks […]

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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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