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Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Coral Sea

PRESS STATEMENT – MAY 9, 2022 ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE “Eighty years ago, the United States and Australia formed an unprecedented partnership just months after the attack on Pearl Harbor and the bombings of Darwin and Broome.  This partnership has endured and strengthened as our nations have commemorated the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea. Our countries ...
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United States submarine arrives at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia

The United States Navy submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) has arrived in the Western Australian capital of Perth for a scheduled port visit. The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine docked at HMAS Stirling Naval Base near Rockingham. Springfield is forward-deployed to the Pacific island of Guam and routinely operates in the Indo-Pacific, conducting maritime security operations ...
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