USS Chancellorsville Docks in Yokosuka

first_img View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Naval Authorities View post tag: USS Chancellorsville USS Chancellorsville Docks in Yokosuka June 18, 2015 View post tag: Navy View post tag: asia Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Chancellorsville Docks in Yokosuka The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Yokosuka June 18, joining the 7th Fleet’s Forward-Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY).Chancellorsville completed a combat systems update through the Navy’s Cruiser Modernization program, making her among the most capable ships of her class. She is fitted with the latest Aegis Baseline 9 combat system, and will be the first to be forward-deployed with that capability.Upon their arrival in the 7th Fleet area of operations, Chancellorsville joined Carrier Strike Group, Task Force 70 and Carrier Strike Group 5, under the command of Rear Adm. John Alexander. The Baseline 9 suite of capabilities includes state-of-the-art air, surface and undersea warfare systems needed to directly support the carrier strike group.[mappress mapid=”16267″]Image: US Navy View post tag: Yokosuka View post tag: 7th Fleetlast_img read more

Jonathan Mensah donates to Dzorwulu special school

first_imgThe Jonathan Mensah Foundation (JOMENS) has donated food items and other assorted products to the Dzorwulu special school as part of the organization’s social responsibility to show love and care to the mentally challenged students in the school.The Black Stars defender Jonathan Mensah has had couple of donations to orphanages but noted, “This one was very special for me because we came to one of the special schools in Ghana. I was very touched and very emotional and I’m very proud to be doing something for the kids and the country.”Dzorwulu Special School was established in 1970 by some concerned individuals who felt the necessity to put these children in a safe environment. The school in 1974 had an increase in enrolment but due to lack of funds to pay staff was handed over to the Ghana Education Service.The School aside government sustenance also gets support from individuals and institutions to aid in operations and the Anzhi Makhachkala player exhorted all concerned citizens and organizations to extend a helping hand to the least marginalized in society.He said “The children are very special and they need special attention so as I did today I’m very sure others will come and do same. This is one of my homes now I will come and support them whenever I can. ” The Foundation also embarked on a cleanup exercise on the campus to maintain a hygienic environment for the student at Dzorwulu special school and took the opportunity to congratulate Ghanaians for the peaceful elections.last_img read more