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CPR 11 Change of Command
180601-N-IO414-099.JPG Photo By: MC2 Jordan Crouch

SASEBO, Japan - 180601-N-IO414-095 SASEBO, Japan (June 1, 2018) Capt. Ed Thompson salutes the sideboys at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Capt. Jim McGovern relieved Thompson as commodore of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 and will now lead the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious squadron consisting of USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Green Bay (LPD 20), USS Ashland (LSD 48), and Germantown. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Jordan Crouch / Released)


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