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Fleet surgical team saves a life aboard USS Somerset

USS Somerset’s surgical crew found themselves performing an at-sea appendectomy when Electrician’s Mate Fireman Samuel Guidroz fell ill in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. All went well.

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USS New York Arrives in Reykjavik, Iceland

The USS New York arrived in Iceland on October 17, 2018 for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Iceland relations. The crew will join sailors and soldiers from 31 allied nations for Trident Juncture 18, a NATO exercise for more than 40,000 participants to improve coordination with allies at times of crisis. “Our crew and Marines are […]

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Skipper of the amphibious warship Somerset relieved of duties

Captain William Sherrod has been relieved of duty as commander of the amphibious assault ship USS Somerset because of loss of confidence in his abilities to lead and perform the duties he was assigned. Captain Sherrod took command of Somerset on November 2, 2017 and was relieved of command on April 12, 2018. Before serving […]

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