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Tag: Lisa Franchetti

  • Monday, July 24th 2023 - 10:19 UTC

    Biden picks female Admiral to head US Navy

    US President Joseph Biden has chosen Admiral Lisa Franchetti to become the next Navy Chief of Staff in an unprecedented decision. If confirmed, Franchetti, 59, would be the first woman to become a Pentagon service chief and the first female member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Franchetti, the current Navy's vice chief of operations, is said to have broad command and executive experience.

  • Monday, November 2nd 2015 - 08:07 UTC

    US Navy Carrier Strike Group 9 anchored off Punta Arenas for Unitas exercises

    USS George Washington and Carrier Strike Group 9 will be in Latin American waters through December for UNITAS 2015

    The United States Carrier Strike Group 9 which is participating in a series of 'Unitas' exercises with different Latin American and Pacific countries, anchored off Punta Arenas and is scheduled to leave on Monday for Rio do Janeiro, Brazil, according to reports from the extreme south Chilean city port.