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U.S. Aircraft Carrier Arrives in Turkey

12:31 PM, Mar 9, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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First question asked, supposedly, in situation rooms when there is … well, a situation: Where are the carriers?

Lately, there has been this situation in the Ukraine and now we learn that there is a carrier on hand. In this case the George H.W. Bush, the Navy’s most recently commissioned Nimitz-class carrier.

According to a release written by master chief Jeffrey Madlangbayan the ship’s public affairs department the carrier:

... arrived in Antalya, Turkey for a scheduled port visit, Mar. 9.

Scheduled, perhaps, but also timely.

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