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Friday, February 17, 2006

US Navy ships to help in Philippines mudslide disaster



Reported here:
A Pentagon spokesman, Lt. Col. Brian Maka, said that in response to a Philippine government request, the U.S. military was dispatching the USS Essex and the USS Harper's Ferry, and possibly other ships. He said Army and Marine Corps ground forces that happened to be in the Philippines also were available to help.
USS Essex on top, Harper's Ferry below. Info on disaster here.

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