U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Makes First Visit to Vietnam in Over 40 Years

Washington Free Beacon | 3/5/2018 | Jack Heretik
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BY: Jack Heretik

The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is making the first visit by an American aircraft carrier to Vietnam in more than 40 years.

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The carrier, along with two other ships from its strike group deployed to the region, initiated a port call in Da Nang on Monday, according to the U.S. Navy. The ships were greeted by senior officials from both countries.

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink and Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift spoke about the importance of the Carl Vinson's visit to the foe-turned-partner.

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"The visit marks an enormously significant milestone in our bilateral relations and demonstrates U.S. support for a strong, prosperous, and independent Vietnam," Kritenbrink said. "Through hard work, mutual respect, and by continuing to address the past while we work toward a better future, we...
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