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USS Anchorage is in Trincomalee harbour

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 25, 2018 18:55

USS Anchorage is in Trincomalee harbour

The Amphibious Transport Ship USS Anchorage with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in the Trincomalee Harbour today. The ship’s crew consists of over 500 US marines and 400 US Navy Sailors. The ship and crew are visiting to further grow the military relations between the two nations. They will participate in partnership building exercises with Sri Lanka Navy and the newly formed Sri Lankan Marines. The training during their tour to Trinco would focus mainly on humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, damage control exercises and medical training. For the first time, a female engagement team exercise for female US Marines and female Sri Lanka Navy personnel is also scheduled to be held.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 25, 2018 18:55