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Commodore Sanjeewa Dias, the director of naval operations Sri Lankan Navy arrives aboard USS Princeton (CG 59).
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (Oct. 28, 2017) U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Gregory Harris, commander of Carrier Strike Group 11, right, and Capt. Justin A. Kubu, commanding officer of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), middle, salute Commodore Sanjeewa Dias, the director of naval operations Sri Lankan Navy, as he comes aboard Princeton during a regularly scheduled port visit. Princeton is part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike group on a regularly scheduled deployment in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. This port visit marks the first time a carrier strike group has visited Sri Lanka in 32 years. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly Herline)

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