Sailors Might Go Ashore to Provide Relief in Georgia, Commodore Says

By Zachary M. Peterson / August 21, 2008 at 5:00 AM
As two Navy ships and a Coast Guard cutter steam toward the Black Sea with humanitarian relief supplies for Georgians, the service is still mulling whether or not sailors will go ashore to assist the war-torn country, the commodore who is heading the mission told today. "We are looking at possibly providing assistance [on the ground], but we have not yet made a decision," Capt. John Moore, the commodore of Task Force 367, said in a phone interview from...

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