HMCS Toronto to Receive US Navy Unit Award

first_img View post tag: News by topic Back to overview,Home naval-today HMCS Toronto to Receive US Navy Unit Award View post tag: Unit View post tag: Navy View post tag: HMCS Toronto View post tag: Naval The U.S. Navy’s top admiral will present a U.S. Navy unit award to a Canadian warship Feb. 20.Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert is to present the U.S. Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) on Feb. 20 to HMCS Toronto (FFH 333) of the Royal Canadian Navy in Halifax, Nova Scotia.U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, and several members of U.S. and Canadian government and navy leadership will also attend the ceremony.A non-U.S. naval force receiving a U.S. Navy unit decoration is a rarity; this event marking the fifth occurrence of such a decoration in the last 45 years.Returning from their deployment, the crew of the Toronto was selected to receive the prestigious award due to their continued support of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150. The Halifax-class frigate significantly disrupted the flow of drugs, criminal and terrorist activities in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.[mappress mapid=”15183″]Image: US Navy View post tag: americas View post tag: receive HMCS Toronto to Receive US Navy Unit Award View post tag: award February 20, 2015 Authorities View post tag: US Navy Share this articlelast_img

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