Ships of US Navy’s 3rd Fleet to Participate in SFFW12

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: participate View post tag: Navy’s Back to overview,Home naval-today Ships of US Navy’s 3rd Fleet to Participate in SFFW12 Share this article View post tag: fleet View post tag: SFFW12 Three ships of the U.S. Navy’s 3rd Fleet are scheduled to visit San Francisco to participate in the 31st annual San Francisco Fleet Week Oct. 4-9.The ships participating include amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Preble (DDG 88).San Francisco Fleet Week 2012 (SFFW 12) is an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard team and to experience the best of the sea services. More than 2,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are scheduled to participate in SFFW 12 to celebrate the shared maritime history of the naval services and the Bay Area. This event will showcase naval personnel, equipment, technology and capabilities with an emphasis on humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HA/DR).SFFW 12 will include the third annual Senior Leadership Seminar (SLS), which brings together leaders from the military along with local, regional, state and federal agencies and the private sector to discuss their capabilities to respond to a natural disaster in the Bay Area. The SLS provides senior Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard leaders an excellent opportunity to build partnerships with their local, state and regional counterparts that are involved in disaster preparedness and response.There will be several opportunities for the public to interact with the crew and leadership of the participating ships during SFFW 12. In addition to the SLS, there will be an HA/DR-themed static display area at the Marina Green, ship tours, Urban Search and Rescue Training involving SFPD, SFFD, Sailors and Marines at Treasure Island, the Parade of Ships, Battle of the Bands in Golden Gate Park, and Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard participation in the Italian Heritage Day Parade and the San Francisco 49ers Military Salute game. Additionally, the Blue Angels will perform along the waterfront during the Fleet Week air show.U.S. 3rd Fleet leads naval operations across 50 million square miles of the eastern and northern Pacific Ocean, from the west coast of the United States to the International Date Line.[mappress]Naval Today Staff,October 04, 2012; Image: US Navy View post tag: UScenter_img View post tag: ships View post tag: News by topic Ships of US Navy’s 3rd Fleet to Participate in SFFW12 View post tag: 3rd October 4, 2012 View post tag: Naval Training & Educationlast_img read more

Marsh leads England to fifth successive Canadian Junior title

first_img England’s youngsters captured their fifth successive Canadian International Junior Challenge and Nick Marsh won the individual title under sunny skies at OslerBrook Golf & Country Club in Clearview Township. Starting the final round with a 16-stroke lead, the four England juniors continued their dominance, again out-performing everyone to close the event 22 strokes better than the Canadian squad, who were runners-up. “To win any international competition is always very pleasing and to win this event five times in a row is thrilling,” said Steve Morrison, team manager for Team England. “The hospitality and quality of the course has been first class, and we look forward to returning next year.” The English were led by tournament medallist Nick Marsh who posted a final round 71 to finish on three-under-par 213, while Bradley Moore, the youngest of the English squad, finished with 74 for a tie for second, six strokes behind Marsh. (image Nick Marsh © Tom Ward) With English champion Harry Ellis returning 74 and Cameron Massey 78, the England team posted an impressive total of 219, three over par (+3) to retain the trophy with an aggregate of 654. The Canadian team’s final round 225 left them on 676 with Matthew Scobie finishing tied second with Moore on 219 after a final round 71. “The boys played well and I am happy with their runner-up finish,” stated Sean Casey, the Canadian team manager. “It was a fun week and hats off to a strong English squad, they should be proud of their victory.” Colombia finished third, overtaking Mexico with a final day total of 223, seven better than the Mexicans, who finished on 696. Norway was fifth on 711 and the United States sixth on 751. Leading final individual scores: 213 N Marsh (Eng) 70 72 71 219 B Moore (Eng) 76 69 74 219 M Scobie (Can) 77 71 71 221 J Ekeland Arnoy (Nor) 77 73 71 Other scores: 225 H Ellis (Eng) 81 70 74 (tied 6th) 233 C Massey (Eng) 78 77 78 (tied 12th) 14 Sep 2012 Marsh leads England to fifth successive Canadian Junior title last_img read more

Afghanistan outshine their own record with 12 successive T20I wins

first_imgAdvertisement crsNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs3uacWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E8641( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 6woWould you ever consider trying this?😱8lxdCan your students do this? 🌚0siRoller skating! Powered by Firework Afghanistan created a new world record of twelve consecutive T20 international victories with a 25-run victory over Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday. Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb Ur Rahman were the star, as they excelled their own record of 11 consecutive wins which was set in 2017. Nabi with his unbeaten 84 from 54 balls helped Afghanistan reach 164-6 before the youngster Mujeeb claimed his career-best figures of 4-15 to bowl out the hosts for 139 in the second match of the tri-nation T20I tournament.Advertisement The Afghans winning streak started in February last year, after they beat Zimbabwe twice in Sharjah. Their next opponent Bangladesh were whitewashed 3-0 in India followed by a 2-0 away series win against Ireland. They defeated Ireland three more times before claiming two victories in the ongoing tri-series at Bangladesh.Advertisement In the second match of the tri-series Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first and were immediately in danger after scoring 40 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in just 6 overs. Nabi, who took home the man of the match trophy, helped his side recover with his fourth T20I fifty, hitting three boundaries and seven sixes along the way. The veteran was supported from the other end by former skipper Asghar Afghan as the duo shared a 79 runs partnership for the fifth wicket.Setting a target of 164, Mujeeb scalped three wickets in his opening spell and reduced the hosts 32-4 before Mahmudullah and Sabbir Rahman put on 58 runs for the fifth wicket. Their resistance was broken by Gulbadin Naib who removed Mahmudullah at 44 before Mujeeb ended Sabbir’s innings in his final over to surpass his previous best of 3-17 against Ireland. Naib ended his spell at 2-27 while skipper Rashid Khan and left-arm pacer Fareed Malik also took two wickets each.Advertisement    Advertisementlast_img read more