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Pacific Command Sends Guided Missile Destroyer to Support New Zealand Earthquake Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Pacific Command has deployed a guided missile destroyer to New Zealand to support recovery efforts after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit the country, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes U.S. Navy Adm. Harry Harris, Pacom commander, told the Defense One Summit that USS Sampson carries two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. …

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