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2012 Press Releases

U.S. Seventh Fleet Commander Visits Cambodia

Released on April 27, 2012

Vice Admiral Scott Swift, Commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, will visit Cambodia April 30 – May 3, 2012.   During his stay, Vice Admiral Swift will meet with officials from the Royal Cambodian Navy and the Ministry of National Defense to discuss bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest to include Cambodian participation in this year’s Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise; additional, mutually beneficial exchanges in the areas of maritime security, search and rescue, humanitarian and disaster relief, and seamanship and navigation; and developing closer military bonds.  The USS Blue Ridge will also visit Cambodia from April 30 – May 4, 2012, to further strengthen the relationship between the United States and Cambodia.