28 Feb '16, 2pm

25th anniversary of #Kuwait liberation celebrated on #USSArlington

PORT OF SHUAIBA, Kuwait (NNS) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) hosted a reception in the Port of Shuaiba, Kuwait, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait from the forces of Saddam Hussein. Among the distinguished visitors for the ceremonial occasion was the U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait Douglas Silliman, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, Commander of Naval Forces Kuwait, Maj. Gen. Khaled Al-Kandari and Commander of Task Force 51, U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Carl E. Mundy. "We are here tonight to pay tribute to those men and women who contributed to the Gulf War and Kuwait's liberation," said Silliman. "The United States' commitment to use all elements of our power to deter and confront external aggression against our allies and partners, as we did in the Gulf War, is unequivocal. Kuwait is ...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=93280

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