NROTC Midshipmen Train aboard USS Anchorage

first_img August 6, 2014 View post tag: USS Anchorage View post tag: News by topic NROTC Midshipmen Train aboard USS Anchorage Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14. Authorities Back to overview,Home naval-today NROTC Midshipmen Train aboard USS Anchorage View post tag: NROTC View post tag: Navy View post tag: americas View post tag: Midshipmen Share this article View post tag: train The annual summer training program is held between academic school years and is applicable to both NROTC and U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) midshipmen. The program is designed to get the midshipmen experienced with day-to-day experiences and operations aboard Navy ships.From the ending of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) to the second underway recovery test (URT-2) for the NASA Orion Program, the midshipmen were actively engaged as they sailed with Anchorage on the Pacific Ocean.Each midshipman is paired up with a crew member, called a running mate, to work with them and teach them how to assimilate smoothly into ship life.Anchorage was built at the Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding site in Avondale, Louisiana, and is the seventh San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship. Delivered to the Navy on Sept. 17, 2012, the ship was commissioned on May 4, 2013, in the namesake city of Anchorage, Alaska.[mappress]Press Release, August 06, 2014; Image: US Navy View post tag: Navallast_img read more