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USS Green Bay celebrates classic Navy tradition
181130-N-DX072-1093.JPG Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez

VITIAZ STRAIT - 181130-N-DX072-1093 VITIAZ STRAIT (Nov. 30, 2018) Chief Gunner’s Mate Renn Gordon and Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Tajee Whitfield sew collar devices onto the coveralls of a newly frocked Sailor during a “Tacking on the Crow” ceremony on the mess decks of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The ceremony is a tradition that dates back to the Royal Navy and the days of the sail. Green Bay, part of Commander Amphibious Squadron 11, is operating in the region to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.


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