"Around the world, the Navy is executing the core capabilities of the Maritime Strategy; examples from June include: 1) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) flew 593 sorties for 3,523 hours in support of operation Enduring Freedom, and the George H.W. Bush CSG flew 522 sorties for 1,150.6 hours in support of operation New Dawn and maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. 2) USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the George Washington CSG patrolled the western Pacific and prepared to participate in Talisman Sabre 2011. 3) Mine countermeasures ships USS Avenger (MCM 1) and USS Guardian (MCM 5) visited Sihanoukville, Cambodia. 4) The 25th Naval Construction Regiment provided command and control of 3,000 personnel in Afghanistan."
Navy Office of Information: http://www.navy.mil/
Rhumb Lines (July 7, 2011)