NAVSUP Supports USS Arlington Iceland Port Visit

Husbanding services encompass the critical elements of logistics support required by U.S. Navy vessels when they visit commercial and military ports around the world. Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella’s (NAVSUP FLCSI’s) Global Multiple Award Husbanding Contract (GMAC) enables the command’s contracting specialists to partner with European husbanding service providers (HSPs) to support requirements for U.S. maritime forces…

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Prince of Wales Holds Service Over Wreck of HMS Hood

Sailors on Britain’s biggest warship paid their respects to their forebears – 80 years after a terrible battle which stunned the Navy and nation. The crew of aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales held a service of thanksgiving for the men of HMS Hood over the battle-cruiser’s wreck in the Denmark Strait. More than 1,400 men were killed when the…

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FS Rhone Trains in “Far North” Operations

The “B” crew of the Rhône metropolitan support and assistance building (BSAM) left Brest on Monday 23 August for deployment in the Far North. This deployment of the Rhône responds to an objective of maintaining and developing the know-how of the French Navy to operate far away and in a specific environment, particularly in cold waters. BSAMs are buildings with…

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USCGC Eagle Visits Iceland

June 14, 2021 – USCGC Eagle (WIX 327), “America’s Tall Ship,” arrived in Reykjavik Wednesday and proceeded to host tours and senior officials through the weekend.
 Aboard Eagle moored in the harbor, Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, commander U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area, joined by Jonathan Moore, principal deputy assistant secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, met…

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Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to depart New London for summer training

April 29, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to depart New London to begin summer training for more than 130 U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets on Saturday, May 8. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle, known as “America’s Tall Ship,” is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger…

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