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BREMERTON, Washington – Capt. Greg Huffman, commanding officer of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), spoke to members of the Puget Sound Ship Repair Association (PSSRA) Feb. 21.

PSSRA members include all aspects of shipyard and ship-repair organizations, and is dedicated to enhancing their collective capability to provide services to Navy ships in the region through partnership.

Huffman spoke about John C. Stennis’ 2016 deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, where it conducted operations in the South China Sea as well as exercises with regional partners and allies. John C. Stennis also participated in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, with 26 countries working together on a wide range of maritime events.

Engagements with local associations and organizations help build awareness of the Navy’s mission, and build relationships with the community in which John C. Stennis’ crew work and live.

John C. Stennis is currently conducting a planned incremental availability at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

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