Stennis Strike Group Arrives In Singapore


Story Number: NNS130401-06Release Date: 4/1/2013 11:33:00 AM
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By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel Schumacher

SINGAPORE (NNS) -- USS John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) arrived in Singapore April 1 for a scheduled port visit.

This is the JCSCSG's first port visit since entering the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) March 26, after five months of operating in and around the Arabian Gulf.

"This port visit to Singapore will be a welcome and wonderful experience for our hard-working Sailors," said Rear Adm. Mike Shoemaker, commander, CSCSG. "It's also an opportunity for us to further strengthen the long-standing and excellent relationship between our navies."

JCSCSG, consisting of Stennis, Carrier Air Wing 9, Destroyer Squadron 21 and USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet AOR conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts to support regional security and stability of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

For more news from USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), visit www.navy.mil/local/cvn74/.

STORY COMMENTS2 COMMENTS
4/4/2013 2:01:00 PM
Getting closer to home every day see you in Hawaii ! Looking forward to the Tiger cruise.

4/4/2013 1:11:00 PM
I hope Singapore provided a well-deserved shore liberty for the men and women of the carrier strike group. Fair winds and following seas in the weeks ahead. May God be with you.

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