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A combined U.S. Navy and Philippine Navy task group underway during the at-sea phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in the Philippines.
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Philippine president reverses decision to end US defense pact during Austin’s visit

Stars and Stripes 30 Jul 2021
military forces to train in his country ... The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS City of Bismarck arrived there July 14 and exercise participants conducted a 14-day quarantine as protection against importing the coronavirus, the command said.
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China increases its military's amphibious lift

Beijing News 27 Jul 2021
... years."Indeed, commercial shipping, much of it designed from the start for military operations, "could contribute significantly to China's overall sealift capacity, in a manner not normally accounted for by assessments of the PLA Navy's amphibious fleet," Shugart pointed out.
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Navy Christens USNS John Lewis

CBS Sports 19 Jul 2021
ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10/CNN) — On the one year anniversary of the longtime U.S ... DNA Extracted In The Decades-Old Atlanta Child Murders Cold Case ... With this ship, our naval service is better positioned to meet the challenges that lie ahead,” said Rear Admiral Michael Wettlaufer, commander of Military Sealift Command ... Johnson ... .
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Rockledge High School Alumni Sam Spencer Graduates From U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Space Coast Daily 18 Jul 2021
Flag Merchant Marine – manned exclusively by American mariners – is essential for securing the country’s commerce in peacetime and delivering warfighters, weapons, and military supplies in times of conflict ... Spencer will serve as a Third Assistant Engineer with Military Sealift Command and as a U.S. Navy Strategic Sealift Officer.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins bipartisan delegation in a ceremony christening USNS John Lewis ship ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jul 2021
The USNS John Lewis, which is 746 feet long, was built as the first in a new class of ships operated by the Navy's Military Sealift Command ... The ship was built at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, where the lawmakers gathered with top military brass and local officials for the christening.
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Navy christens USNS John Lewis to honor the ‘warrior for peace and justice’ on first ...

Finger Lakes Times 18 Jul 2021
The U.S. Navy christened the USNS John Lewis on Saturday, honoring the late congressman on the one-year anniversary of his death ...It’s fitting that we honor John Lewis with this formidable ship, because John Lewis was a warrior ... Rep ... It is the first replenishment oil ship in its class, and it will be operated by the Navy’s Military Sealift Command ... .
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Navy christens USNS John Lewis on anniversary of civil rights icon's death

The Citizens 18 Jul 2021
"It's fitting that we honor John Lewis with this formidable ship, because John Lewis was a warrior ... Members of the late congressman's family were also in attendance Saturday ... With this ship, our naval service is better positioned to meet the challenges that lie ahead," said Rear Admiral Michael Wettlaufer, commander of Military Sealift Command ... .
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Navy christens USNS John Lewis to honor the ‘warrior for peace and justice’ on first anniversary of his death

Stars and Stripes 18 Jul 2021
The U.S. Navy christened the USNS John Lewis on Saturday, honoring the late congressman on the one-year anniversary of his death ...It’s fitting that we honor John Lewis with this formidable ship, because John Lewis was a warrior ... Rep ... It is the first replenishment oil ship in its class, and it will be operated by the Navy’s Military Sealift Command ... .
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From farm fields to ocean waters

Sulphur Springs News-Telegram 17 Jul 2021
and secured a Third Officer position on a military replenishment ship ... In the second part of his Sea Year during junior year, Carrson was onboard a military replenishment vessel with Military Sealift Command (MSC) based out of Guam that would drop supplies to US submarines or other vessels deployed in the region.
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Opinion: Strategic Sealift is Broken - Which Direction Are We Headed?

The Maritime Executive 12 Jul 2021
USTRANSCOM’s number two readiness concern is the Strategic Sealift Fleet. The sealift fleet is responsible for moving approximately 90% of wartime cargo ... Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) and the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD).
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Clandestine Cargo: Hiding U.S. Sealift in Plain Sight

The Maritime Executive 09 Jul 2021
For locating military sealift cargo that was clandestinely loaded, it would be fiendishly difficult to find one particular ship in the company of hundreds of lookalikes ... ports such as Los Angeles/Long Beach, New York/New Jersey, Houston/Galveston, and Savannah could help military sealift hide in plain sight.
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How the government’s mistaken prices disclosure derailed a big follow-on solicitation

Federal News Radio 08 Jul 2021
Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne ... Interview transcript.. Insight by Recorded Future ... Tom Temin. Joe, tell us about this crazy case ... Sure ... It involved an acquisition of satellite telecom services for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command ... Right.
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More Peacetime Jobs are Needed to Sustain a War-Ready Merchant Marine

The Maritime Executive 07 Jul 2021
mariner shortfall for sustaining sealift in support of a major national mobilization lasting more than 6 months. This number could be even higher due to double counting mariners that are actively sailing and also serving as strategic sealift officers ... Her tours include Military Sealift Command, Pacific, the U.S.
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U.S. Strategic Sealift's Merchant Mariner Problem

The Maritime Executive 02 Jul 2021
military strength begin to crack ... Sealift operations require approximately 30 commercial and/or military ships daily to move DoD freight around the world. With expectations that nearly 90 percent of military equipment would be deployed via sealift in a major conflict, the importance of merchant mariners would be even higher in wartime.

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