USS America Stops at Cuba for Supplies

first_img View post tag: USS America View post tag: Navy View post tag: Cuba View post tag: Stops Future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) conducted a port visit to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba while transiting to its home port of San Diego, California July 21. Back to overview,Home naval-today USS America Stops at Cuba for Supplies During the port visit, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Jacksonville Detachment Guantanamo Bay provided 900,000 gallons of JP5 and diesel fuel as well as 45 pallets of provisions, supplies, and mail. Additionally 30 pallets of Operation Hand Clasp materials, a program that transports educational, humanitarian, and good will materials on U.S. Navy ships were loaded.America is currently transiting the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility (AOR) as part of “America Visits the Americas” expedition and will engage in cooperative maritime security operations with partner nations in order to enhance interoperability, maintain access to the region, and build enduring partnerships that foster regional security.The ship is slated to visit several Latin American nations allowing the ship’s crew to serve as goodwill ambassadors and experience local culture.[mappress]Press Release, August 11, 2014; Image: US Navy Authorities August 11, 2014 View post tag: supplies View post tag: americas View post tag: News by topic USS America Stops at Cuba for Supplies View post tag: Naval Share this articlelast_img read more