NAVAF Commander Pays Visit to South African Navy

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The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa is set to visit with the South African navy, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1.

Adm. Bruce W. Clingan is meeting with the Chief of the South African navy in Pretoria, Vice Adm. Johannes Refiloe Mudimu and with the Flag Officer Fleet of the South African navy, Rear Adm. Philip Schoultz, in Cape Town, to discuss maritime security issues in the region.

During the three-day visit, Clingan will tour one of South Africa’s frigates and submarines.

Clingan said he was looking forward to the professional exchange.

“It’s a great honor to be here in South Africa and I look forward to engaging with such an exceptional navy,” Clingan said.

Press Release, October 31, 2013


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