USS Patriot Visits Darwin

July 11, 2019 – USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Darwin for a port visit, July 11. Patriot is visiting Darwin while operating in U.S. 7th Fleet to work and strengthen regional security and stability. “USS Patriot’s visit to Darwin is yet another opportunity to continue to strengthen the shared naval heritage, interoperability, and strategic alliance between our two nations.”…

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CARAT 2019: Building Security Through Maritime Domain Awareness

June 20, 2019 – The U.S. and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted a series of training events focused on maritime domain awareness (MDA), culminating with scenarios conducted by ships and aircraft in the Gulf of Thailand during this year’s Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand. The training included knowledge exchanges focused on techniques and tools used in sharing information…

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USS Pioneer and Patriot Visit Puerto Princesa

May 13, 2019 – Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, for a port visit for resupply and routine maintenance purposes, May 9. Pioneer and Patriot sailors will also have the opportunity to learn about the Filipino culture and engage with the Puerto Princesa community. For many Filipino-American sailors,…

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