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US Seventh Fleet flagship arrives in Manila

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US Seventh Fleet flagship arrives in Manila

/ 09:47 AM March 23, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines — The USS Blue Ridge, the flagship of the United States Seventh Fleet, docked at the Manila South Harbor around 9 am Friday  for a routine port call and a four-day goodwill visit.

The US Embassy said that the US carrier’s visit would highlight the strong historic, community, and military connections between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines.

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TAGS: Defense, Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs and International relations, Military, US military, USS Blue Ridge
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