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New Commanders Take Reins Of NATO Naval Groups

January 18 2019


Two of NATO's standing naval groups have new commanders, reports the alliance.

On Monday, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Edward Cashman formally assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) during a ceremony in Copenhagen, Denmark, succeeding a Royal Danish Navy commodore, said a NATO release on Wednesday.

Cashman will command the group from the destroyer USS Gravely (DDG-107).

At the same ceremony, Danish Cmdr. Peter Krogh took command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group...

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