Nimitz Strike Group Departs for Western Pacific Deployment
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 departed Naval Air Station North Island April 19 and will join up with San Diego-based guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment, the U.S. Navy said.
Nimitz left its homeport of Naval Station Everett, Wash., March 29 to join Princeton and CVW 11 for a Sustainment Exercise (SUSTEX) in preparation for their depl...
U.S. Condemns Syrian Scud Missile Attacks on Aleppo
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Washington- (PanOrient News) The United States Government condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the series of rocket attacks against Aleppo, most recently the attack using Scud missiles on an eastern district of the city late on Friday, February 22, that killed several dozen people.
A statement issued by the Department of State in Washington said, "the Friday attack follows the assault on Aleppo of Tuesday, February 19, that destroyed several city blocks in the Jabal Badr district o...