July 16, 2004

Carrier Surge Update

MORE ON SUMMER PULSE -- US CARRIER DEPLOYMENT SURGE: [Original Post and discussion -- Is the Deployment Surge Just an Exercise?. ]

The USS George Washington "transited the Suez Canal and entered the Mediterranean Sea and U.S. 6th Fleet's area of operation July 11. " ("Summer Pulse '04"), while "The Enterprise and Harry S. Truman strike groups are in the eastern Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco this week along with ships from 10 other nations as part of an exercise called "Medshark/Majestic Eagle". The U.S.-led event includes 20,000 personnel aboard more than 20 ships." -- Stars & Stripes

To track you'll have to Google Summer Pulse and Majestic Eagle.

The usual source of updates, Navy NewStand, is unavailable."Navy Media center offline until Monday July 19"

Current Navy page for updates and photos is Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command

Posted by Vanderleun at July 16, 2004 9:34 AM
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