USS Germantown Arrives in Phuket

November 3, 2019 – USS Germantown (LSD 42) and embarked 3rd Marine Division arrived in Phuket, Thailand, Nov. 3. “It’s great to be able to bring our blue and gold team to one of Thailand’s beautiful cities,” said Cdr. Christopher Causee, commanding officer. “We look forward to strengthening regional security and alliances along with fostering new friendships during this visit.” During the visit, Germantown will work with local partners to rehabilitate a memorial with the locals during a community project. Many crew members will be able to work side-by-side with…

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Boxer Arrives in Phuket June 8

June 10, 2019 – USS Boxer (LHD 4) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Phuket, Thailand June 8 for a scheduled port visit. The port visit is a chance for Sailors and Marines to relax and enjoy Thailand’s culture, cuisine and tropical beaches while fostering relationships between the two nations. “Our visit is an opportunity for the ship to replenish supplies, and an important relationship-strengthening opportunity with Thailand,” said Capt. Ronald Dowdell, Boxer’s commanding officer. “Sailors have an opportunity to get some well-deserved rest and enjoy…

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BNS Prottoy Port Call in Phuket

May 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – Capt. Suchart Thammapitavech Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Region 3, along with the troops in the Navy, Region 3, welcomed the BNS PROTTOY Navy, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh On the occasion of visiting Thailand between 12 – 15 May 1982 with the objective of promoting the relationship between the Navy And the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Navy After joining the international maritime parade (International Fleet Review 2019) and attended the Naval Seminar in Qingdao, China As well as wishes to participate in various…

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USS Preble visits Thailand

March 18, 2019 – USS Preble (DDG 88) arrived in Phuket for a scheduled port visit, March 18. During Preble’s visit, her crew will take in local culture, go on tours of local attractions and have time to relax and to enjoy the city. “As U.S. Navy Sailors, we are ambassadors of the United States and this port visit is a wonderful opportunity to strengthen ties in the Indo-Pacific region” said Cmdr. Leonardo Giovannelli, Preble’s commanding officer. The routine port visit 1s part of the continuance of the relationship as…

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USS Essex Visits Phuket

January 24, 2019 – USS Essex (LHD 2) and the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Phuket, Thailand Jan. 24 for a port visit. After almost five weeks at sea, the port visit was a chance for Sailors and Marines to relax and enjoy Thailand’s culture, cuisine and tropical beaches while fostering relationships between the two nations. “Our Sailors and Marines have been working tirelessly throughout the deployment, and this port visit gives them a chance to relax and strengthen the bonds between the U.S. and Thailand through…

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