Friday Mar 7
Germantown CO sacked for 'poor command climate'
Cmdr. Jason Leach was fired as commanding officer of the Sasebo, Japan-based dock landing ship 'due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,' 7th Fleet said.
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U.S. Navy Shuffle Japan-based Minesweepers and Amphibious Ship
The U.S. Navy is in the process of switching out a number of warships forward deployed to Japan with newer vessels.
3 ships to make the move to Japan
Millard Sells saw some of the fiercest combat of his life in 1945 on Iwo Jima, but for most of the... Three San Diego-based ships are scheduled to shift homeport to Sasebo, Japan, in the next year as part of the Navy's refocus on the Pacific.