20 Dec

USS Carl Vinson Partners With Peru To Promote Maritime Security

first_img Carl Vinson recently completed similar operations with Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile during the transit to its new home port in San Diego. USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is conducting joint operations from March 25 to April 2 with Peruvian naval and air forces as part of Southern Seas 2010, a major component of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command Partnership of the Americas. “The eight days of joint naval exercises with Peru are a great opportunity to realize the full potential of Southern Seas 2010,” said Rear Adm. Ted Branch, commander, Carrier Strike Group 1. “Together we will reinforce our commitments to the common goals of partnership, maritime security, and stability.” Carl Vinson along with USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) will conduct various joint naval and air exercises with Peruvian forces. Additionally, Carl Vinson expects to participate in a number of local community activities during an upcoming port call in Callao, Peru. The ship will also host visitors and media for tours. center_img “We have more than a week to engage in a meaningful, two-way flow of information,” said Carl Vinson’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Bruce H. Lindsey. “That’s an invaluable experience for both countries as we seek to enhance our interoperability. We look forward to our joint operations as well as learning from each other culturally during the social events together.” By Dialogo March 29, 2010last_img read more

22 Dec

DDTV: WATCH NEW DONEGAL BAND ‘THE RARAS’ PERFORM THEIR SUPERB FIRST SONG

first_imgDDTV: A new Donegal band called ‘The Raras’ have launched their very first single and have recorded a very clever video to accompany the song.The band are the latest musical act to come out of the Soundwaves Project stable. Soundwaves is a project designed for young artists to explore musical boundaries, while working together and developing the skills of a 21st Century musician.A pop-up Summer project based in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland was organised by Wall2Wall Music (http://www.wall2wallmusic.org/) in partnership with DMEP.Following in the footsteps of Advanced Utopia, The Raras are hoping to make a big impact on the local music scene in Donegal.Band members in The Raras are Affraic Brophy – fiddle/voice, Amy Clarke – voice/keyboard, Sinead Doherty-Heape – voice/percussion, Rory McLaughlin – guitar, Ronan McGeehin – drums. To watch them perform their new single Day into Night simply click play on the video above.DDTV: WATCH NEW DONEGAL BAND ‘THE RARAS’ PERFORM THEIR SUPERB FIRST SONG was last modified: August 6th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DDTVnewslast_img read more