MCMRON 3 Holds Change of Command in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - Capt. Keith A. Knutsen, the new commander of Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCMRON) 3, speaks to the crew after taking command from Capt. Edmund B. Hernandez during a change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.
Mine hunting operations are inherently dangerous. Sailors on deck are strategically putting floats, sweep wires and kites into the very same waters as the mines that are specifically designed to destroy anything that gets near them.
International Mine Countermeasure Exercise Announced
MANAMA, Bahrain – Representatives from more than 40 nations spanning six continents are preparing for their participation in the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX), a defensive maritime exercise to be held in the international waterways of the Middle East.