German minehunter Weilheim joining SNMCMG1

first_img View post tag: German Navy View post tag: FGS Weilheim Photo: Photo: German Navy View post tag: SNMCMG1center_img German Navy Frankenthal-class minehunter FGS Weilheim is set to join the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) for over four months of joint operations.The vessel will depart its Kiel homeport on July 29 for a two-week at-sea phase before heading to the German Navy’s fire and damage control training center in Neustadt together with the rest of the group.Shortly thereafter, the group is scheduled to join the annual Baltic Sea maneuver Northern Coasts.Since the beginning of 2019, SNMCMG1 has been lead by Royal Danish Navy Commander Peter Krogh who assumed command of SNMCMG1 from Belgian Commander Peter Ramboer. Danish ocean patrol vessel HDMS Thetis is the group flagship.SNMCMG1 is one of four NATO standing maritime groups which are multinational, integrated maritime forces made up of vessels from allied countries. These vessels are under continuous NATO command to perform a wide range of tasks ranging from deterrent presence and situational awareness to exercises and the conduct of operational missions. Share this articlelast_img read more

Mt. Blue High School reports positive COVID-19 test of individual

first_imgFARMINGTON – Regional School Unit 9 announced yesterday that an individual associated with Mt. Blue High School has tested positive for COVID-19; as a result MBHS as well as Foster Tech Center will offer remote-only learning on Monday and Tuesday. All after school activities have been suspended for both days.According to a letter sent to students and families, the individual may have come in contact with other staff and students. Administration is working closely with the Maine Center for Disease and Control to follow safety guidelines. All students and family members are being asked to monitor symptoms carefully.Symptoms include: fever or chills, cough, fatigue, new loss of taste or smell, among others.Known close contacts have been notified.Maine has seen a jump in positive cases in the last week. Locally, four positive cases were reported at Franklin Memorial Hospital last week.last_img read more