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Thursday, December 14, 2017

USS James E. Williams Sailors Help Out at Nature Sanctuary

November 19, 2014

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Brett Goodsell, assigned to USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), widens a canal during a community relations event here, Nov. 14, 2014. James E. Williams, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroye

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Brett Goodsell, assigned to USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), widens a canal during a community relations event here, Nov. 14, 2014. James E. Williams, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroye

 

 Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) participated in a community relations project in Port Victoria, Seychelles, Nov. 14.

The project took place at Nature Seychelles, a local nature sanctuary, where Sailors widened and dug out a canal to help support the Red Mangrove ecosystem, cut down invasive plants and transported soil that would be mixed with compost to enrich soil.

Command Chaplain, Lieutenant Ray Adkins.stated, "The Sailors of James E. Williams came ready to work today. They picked up the tools provided and went to work alongside local Seychellois to improve the nature sanctuary.”

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