USS Mesa Verde Welcomes CNSL

Rear Adm. Pete Gumataotao, commander, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic (CNSL) visited the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) while the ship is undergoing an extensive maintenance period Feb. 23.

During his visit to Mesa Verde, Gumataotao was given an extensive tour of the ship, including the barge wardroom, flight deck, aft mast, machinery rooms and the well deck.

Gumataotao held an all-hands call with the leadership of the Mesa Verde and was briefed on the maintenance needs of the ship.

Mesa Verde is undergoing a maintenance availability at Marine Hydraulics International (MHI) shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia.

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