USS Patriot Arrives in Cebu

July 23, 2019 – USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Cebu, Philippines for a port visit, July 22, 2019. While in Cebu, sailors aboard Patriot will participate in multiple cultural engagements and community service events. “The U.S. and Philippines share strong historical and cultural links. It’s an honor to visit and be a part of the longstanding friendship between our two nations.” said Lt. Cmdr. Jon Volkle, Commanding Officer of Patriot. The visit to Cebu is a unique opportunity for Filipino-American crewmembers to reconnect with their roots. “I was born…

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USS Patriot Visits Jakarta

June 25, 2019 – USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Jakarta for a port visit, June 25. Patriot is visiting Jakarta while operating in U.S. 7th Fleet to work with their Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) counterparts to strengthen regional security and stability, and enhance interoperability. “The crew of the USS Patriot is looking forward to interacting with the Sailors and Marines of the Indonesian Second Fleet and Second Marine Division,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jon Volkle, commanding officer of Patriot. “We’re also very grateful for the warm welcome as it highlights the…

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