USS Michael Murphy joins Carl Vinson CSG for deployment

first_img USS Michael Murphy joins Carl Vinson strike group for Western Pacific deployment Share this article View post tag: Carl Vinson Strike Group Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Michael Murphy joins Carl Vinson strike group for Western Pacific deployment US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) left its homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on January 15, to join the Carl Vinson carrier strike group on a Western Pacific deployment.Michael Murphy deployed with a crew of approximately 320 sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 37, the “Easyriders,” based out of Kaneohe Bay. The ship joined the strike group as it transited toward the Western Pacific.“The crew of USS Michael Murphy has trained extensively for this deployment and is ready to execute all missions as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group and US 3rd Fleet,” said Cmdr. Kevin Louis, the ship’s commanding officer.The deployment marks the second time the Carl Vinson strike group will operate throughout the Indo-Pacific region under US 3rd Fleet’s command and control. The strike group became the first in recent history to demonstrate a command and control construct called Third Fleet Forward when units completed a six-month deployment last year.Michael Murphy operates under Destroyer Squadron 1. The squadron is deployed with Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing 2, guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 105). Authorities View post tag: USS Michael Murphy January 17, 2018 View post tag: US Navylast_img read more

Puratos names Zachory Frost as finance director

first_imgSource: Puratos UKIngredients supplier Puratos UK has named Zachory Frost as its new finance director.In his new role, he will spearhead a strategy focussed on growth. Frost plans to move from financial modelling to a suite of information, giving every function information as quickly and regularly as possible. This will allow key decisions to be made faster and adapted more rapidly, said the firm.The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for quick information both as a business and for Puratos’ customers, it added.Frost has 19 years’ experience in finance. He qualified as an accountant in 2001 after training at a small accountancy firm. After working as an associate partner, he moved to Australia to join an accountancy firm in Sydney, which specialised in the pharmaceutical industry.Soon after, Frost returned to the UK and changed career paths from accountancy practice to industry. He joined a UK subsidiary of a global food flavour manufacturer as head of finance. He then held a similar role at a global professional coffee solutions company, before joining Puratos UK.“I am excited to join a family-owned, well-established business in an industry I know well and enjoy working in greatly,” said Frost.“I am looking forward to the challenges the role offers and meeting and working with all of the people that make up the Puratos family, as well as their clients and partners.”last_img read more

Insight Archery aims to help children in our area

first_img“Not only are we getting the community together to enjoy something we are all very passionate about, but to come together to raise money and donate toys,” said participant Katie Stankiewicz of Smithville Flats. “It’s a very heartfelt community we are in,” said Cole. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — For the tenth year in a row, Insight Archery held its Toys for Tots Archery Tournament this Sunday. “When you get multiple people together who are very passionate about something and are willing to give back to others a lot of really good things can come from that,” Stankiewicz said. Cole says that’s especially true in a community like this one. “For the two o’clock line I have people from Brooklyn coming to shoot so we kind of pull them from all over the state,” Cole said. Making sure all children in the Broome County area have a happy holidays, and Stankiewicz says, having fun while doing it. The event was an opportunity for shooters to come together and use their shared passion to help the community. Something that archers like Stankiewicz say we could see more of by using common interests to bring people together to help others. “They donate a toy and basically they get to shoot,” said Mike Cole, owner of Insight Archery. “Last year we had our highest turnout with 64 shooters. This year we have over 70,” Cole said. “We’re just a huge extended family and I feel like the more we give to each other and help each other out the more uplifted this country and this community will be,” Cole says participants in the tournament don’t only come from this community. Cole said Insight Archery is already looking forward to tournament number eleven next year.last_img read more

CA to sue Trump administration over new international student visa rules

first_imgCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra and top education leaders in the state announced Thursday that California was suing the Trump administration in an attempt to stop a new policy that would force international students to leave the country if their schools only offered online classes.Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on Monday that students on F-1 and M-1 visas would either need to leave the country or transfer to a school where in-person classes were taking place or else face deportation.According to a NBC News report,there were more than 40,000 international undergraduate and graduate students during the 2019 fall semester.In a press release, Becerra said “Shame on the Trump Administration for risking not only the education opportunities for students who earned the chance to go to college, but now their health and well-being as well,”… “Today, President Trump appears set to do just that — amidst a global pandemic of historic proportions. Not on our watch.”California is the first state to file a lawsuit against the directive. You can view the full lawsuit here.Harvard and MIT filed lawsuits against the administration earlier this week.According to NAFSA: Association of International Educators, international students contributed $41 billion to the U.S. GDP during the 2018-19 school year.last_img read more