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Friday, December 14, 2018

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  • Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby's Blog (2) (X)

Ready Reserve Force Vessels Stand Ready

Posted to Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby's Blog (by Mark Buzby) on July 27, 2018

Merchant mariner numbers may be at a low in the U.S., but the men and women of the Ready Reserve Force (RRF) have increased their operating days by 245 percent from Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 to FY 2017.This year’s missions have included some of…

One Hundred and Forty-two

Posted to Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby's Blog (by Mark Buzby) on April 12, 2018

The white cabin over blue hull paint scheme is a telltale sign that the 41’ Utility Boat plying the waters off Kings Point belongs to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA). But the real giveaway is the group of crewmen sporting navy…