Friday, May 15, 2009

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command U.S. Fifth Fleet Press Release

This press release details the capture of an alleged “mothership” by US and Korean forces.  The ROKS Munmu the Great and USS Gettysburg responded to a call from Egyptian-flagged M/V Amira.  The Amira was being attacked by pirates south of Yemen. 

The Gettysburg was able to board and capture a suspected “mothership”.  All 17 of the passengers were detained for further questioning by the VBSS team of the Gettysburg and the Coast Guard Legal Detachment.

Way to go guys!!!

Press Release

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