Old Ship, New Mission

Axe, David
June 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2009, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p34
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information related to deployment of the U.S. Navy ship USS Nashville (LPD-13) at the port in Libreville, the capital of Gabon, West Africa. Plans had been carefully laid for the Navy's second, roughly annual Africa Partnership Station (APS) deployment. The Navy has not deviated from its plan to decommission the Nashville after she ends her current APS deployment this summer.


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