Australia: Anzac Class Frigate to Assume Middle East Patrols

first_img View post tag: Assume Australia: Anzac Class Frigate to Assume Middle East Patrols Back to overview,Home naval-today Australia: Anzac Class Frigate to Assume Middle East Patrols View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Australia View post tag: Anzac View post tag: East View post tag: Frigate Training & Education View post tag: class July 16, 2012 View post tag: Middle View post tag: Navy View post tag: Naval View post tag: patrols Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, and the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Timothy Barrett AM CSC RAN joined family and friends on the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney, to farewell HMAS Anzac as she sailed for her third tour of duty.The surface frigate’s departure marks the beginning of a six-month deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations. During the deployment Anzac will undertake maritime interception and security operations as part of Operation SLIPPER.Dr Kelly thanked the Commanding Officer, Commander John Stavridis, RAN and his crew for the hard work and dedication in training for the mission.“Preparing for an operational deployment is never easy. You have already made sacrifices, spending time away for loved ones while you undertook extensive training. The nation and I thank you for your diligence in preparing for this important deployment.”“It is in the national interest that the sea lanes are kept open for trade and safe passage. Your mission as part of the Combined Maritime Force will be to provide maritime security in the Gulf region. This will include counter piracy and anti-terrorism operations in the Gulf of Aden and working to prevent the illegal trafficking of people and drugs.”Commander Stavridis thanked family and friends for the support.“Anzac’s crew has worked tirelessly over the past five months to ensure that we are prepared for this important deployment. We have already spent many long hours apart from our loved ones. On behalf of my Ship’s Company I would like to thank you for your support during our preparation and I ask for your continued patience during our deployment,” said Commander Stavridis.This deployment marks Anzac’s third deployment to Operation SLIPPER and is the 29th rotation of a Royal Australian Navy ship since September 2001. Anzac will relieve HMAS Melbourne.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, July 16, 2012; Image: US Navy Share this articlelast_img read more

Ocean City Junior 8 Crew Team Wins Title at Nationals

first_imgThe Ocean City High School junior eight crew team won the SRAA National Championships Regatta on Saturday at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.The event pitted the top boats in the nation against each other in a two-day regatta.The winning boat included Nicolas DiMarco, Evan Nathan, Christian McDermott, Christian Baumgardner, Colin Stewart, Michael Daddi, Eric Lam, Ryan Fisher and coxswain Chase Devlin.Mayor Jay Gillian and Councilman Mike DeVlieger greeted the team on their return to Ocean City.The Red Raiders overall put six boats in the semifinals and three boats in the finals..last_img read more

Arsenal squad divided over Unai Emery’s treatment of Mesut Ozil and Nicolas Pepe

first_img Emery: Granit Xhaka was wrong to swear at fansTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 12:45FullscreenEmery: Granit Xhaka was wrong to swear at fans is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Hector Bellerin, one of Arsenal’s four vice-captains, tweeted on Monday: ‘We are all humans, we all have emotions, and sometimes it’s not easy dealing with them.‘It’s time to lift each other up, not to push each other away. We only win when we are together.’According to the Telegraph, Emery will likely lose his job if Arsenal again fail to finish in the top four of the Premier League. The Arsenal squad is divided over Unai Emery’s treatment of Mesut Ozil and Nicolas Pepe (Picture: Getty)Arsenal’s squad is beginning to become divided over Unai Emery’s handling of Mesut Ozil and Nicolas Pepe, according to reports.The problems are beginning to stack up for Emery, who saw his side squander a two-goal lead at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday and his captain clash with fans after being booed off.Arsenal looked set to finish in the top four in Emery’s first season at the club but the Gunners slipped up towards the end of the 2018-19 campaign to eventually finish fifth. Metro Sport ReporterMonday 28 Oct 2019 9:13 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.9kShares Advertisement Nicolas Pepe is yet to live up to his £72m price-tag (Picture: Getty)The Gunners fear missing out on another year of Champions League football could lead Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette to leave the club.On Wednesday evening, Arsenal face Premier League leaders Liverpool at Anfield in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.Jurgen Klopp’s side have not been beaten by a domestic rival so far this season and maintained their six-point gap at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Arsenal squad divided over Unai Emery’s treatment of Mesut Ozil and Nicolas Pepe Mesut Ozil is being frozen out by Gunners boss Emery (Picture: Getty)After ten matches of this season, Arsenal are in the same position, four points below Frank Lampard’s Chelsea having amassed 16 points.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe battle to secure a top-four finish is already heating up, with Leicester City enjoying a superb start and Manchester United hoping to catch up after a dismal run of form.German World Cup-winner Ozil has made just one Premier League appearance this season and been left out of Emery’s last six squads.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityClub-record signing Pepe, meanwhile, has started eight Premier League games in a row despite only scoring once in the league since his £72m move from Lille.Emery’s treatment of Ozil and Pepe has been the subject of much debate amongst Arsenal fans and Telegraph Sport say it has begun to split the dressing room.The Ozil dilemma is just one of a number of problems facing Emery at Arsenal. He has a decision to make over Granit Xhaka, who clashed with his own fans during the Palace draw. Comment Advertisementlast_img read more