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2014 Press and Photo Releases

USS Shiloh to Arrive in Cebu

Manila, January 30, 2014 -- USS Shiloh (CG 67), a Ticonderoga-class guided missle cruiser, will arrive in Cebu City on Friday for a routine port call that highlights the strong historic, community, and military connections between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines. 

  This visit will allow the ship to replenish supplies as well as give the crew an opportunity for rest and relaxation.  While in Cebu the sailors of the USS Shiloh will participate in mangrove planting Saturday, February 1, at 6 a.m. in Sitio Lubi, Barangay Canjulao, Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan.

  The USS Shiloh is part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and is homeported in Yokosuka, Japan.  The Shiloh is commanded by CAPT Kurush F. Morris and crewed by approximately 390 sailors, of whom 90 are Filipino-American.  The ship is named for the Battle of Shiloh in the American Civil War.

  No media availability is planned during USS Shiloh’s visit.

  For more information about the USS Shiloh, visit the ship’s webpage: www.shiloh.navy.mil or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/USS-Shiloh-CG-67/111311255571561