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USS Arlington completes maiden deployment

Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Stevie Tate of the USS Arlington writes of USS Arlington’s return to her homeport, Norfolk, VA after her maiden deployment. The crew was deployed for seven months, completing missions in national security and maritime security operations. The ship transited 36,740 nautical miles and made port visits to Lisbon; Souda Bay, Greece; […]

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USS Somerset hosts National Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer Conference

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (IW) Molly A. Sonnier, Expeditionary Strike Group 3 Public Affairs reports that the USS Somerset (LPD 25) hosted more than 550 attendees to the National Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (NEPLO) conference on April 5-6. The conference showcased  the responsibilities of the amphibious fleet during disaster response. Amphibious units train in order to […]

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USS Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group replaced in Middle East

The Virginia-based Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group, which includes the USS Arlington, has been replaced in the Middle East by another Naval group as part of their planned deployment. They are now back in the Mediterranean Sea, writes Brock Vergakis in The Virginian-Pilot. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group left Norfolk, Virginia in October. The USS Arlington honors the […]

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