History of the third USS Juneau:

Posted: Sunday, July 27, 2008

1969: Commissioned.

1970-1971: Participated in Vietnam counteroffensives.

1972: Assisted in the departure of Americans from Vietnam.

1975: Rescued more than 100,000 people from Phnom Penh and Saigon.

1983: Traveled to Suez Canal to support multinational forces in Lebanon.

1999: Completed no-notice, five-month deployment to Arabian Gulf for Operation Desert Fox.

2000-2004: completed humanitarian missions to East Timor.

2004: Provided support and aid to the victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami in Southeast Asia.

2005: Unscheduled eight-month surge deployment to north Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

2006: Assisted relief efforts in Southern Leyte, Philippines.

2008: Visits Juneau on way to new home port of San Diego.

SOURCES: http://navsource.org/archives/10/09/0910.html and www.uscarriers.net/lpd10history.htm





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