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October 27, 2017
A woman who was lost at sea for more than five months credited two dogs, Zeus and Valentine, for keeping spirits up when all hope was lost, the Associated Press reports. Dressed in brightly-colored life jackets, Zeus and Valentine paced across the sailboat, wagging their tails and barking loudly as theÃâÃÂ ...
March 21, 2016
Coast Guard and other federal law enforcement officials work together to offload more than eight and a half tons of cocaine from the USS Vandergrift at Naval Base San Diego, Dec. 19, 2014. (USCG photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell). As for the Fourth Fleet's upcoming operations, in anÃâÃÂ ...
January 8, 2015
Sailors line the rail on the frigate USS Crommelin as the eight-ship fleet arrives in Elliott Bay Wednesday to celebrate Seafair. It was decommissioned in 2012. Photo: Karen Ducey/Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Image 2 of 2. The USS Vandergrift, a frigate, crosses under the Golden Gate Bridge into SanÃâÃÂ ...
NBC 7 San Diego
December 19, 2014
Of that, more than 8.5 tons of cocaine were offloaded Friday from the San Diego-based Navy ship the USS Vandergrift. The drugs were then turned over to federal officials as evidence for the prosecution in the case. The contraband was intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard teams and U.S. Navy ships patrollingÃâÃÂ ...
October 9, 2014
After accusations surfaced that Cmdr. Luis Alva "grabbed the buttocks" of a petty officer's wife, the Navy relieved him of his duties as commanding officer of the San Diego-based USS Vandegrift. The official Navy news release states Alva was relieved of his duties... ...due to loss of confidence in his ability toÃâÃÂ ...
April 5, 2014
A U.S. Navy frigate -- a key piece in a complex ocean rescue -- has reached a sailboat stranded hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast to save a sick baby, according to the victims' family. USS Vandergrift has made contact with a 36-foot boat called the “Rebel Heart” about 900 miles from Cabo San Lucas.
February 4, 2013
130129-N-ZZ999-033. Navy photo. Navy Woes: here is the USS Guardian, on the rocks. For the commanders of the USS Vandergrift last fall in Vladivostok, the problem was vodka on the rocks. Email ÃâÃÂ· Print; Share. Facebook ÃâÃÂ· Twitter ÃâÃÂ· Tumblr ÃâÃÂ· LinkedIn ÃâÃÂ· StumbleUpon ÃâÃÂ· Reddit ÃâÃÂ· Digg ÃâÃÂ· Mixx ÃâÃÂ· DeliciousÃâÃÂ ...
KFMB News 8
November 28, 2012
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift returned to its San Diego homeport Wednesday following a voyage in which its skipper was replaced for showing "poor leadership" during a port call in Vladivostok, Russia, where some of his officers allegedly got drunk and rowdy.