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CORIVFOR forms first squadron

Capt. James C. Hamblet, commander of Coastal Riverine Group (CORIVGRU) 2, speaks to sailors at the Coastal Riverine Squadron (CORIVRON) 4 establishment ceremony at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Aug. 1. CORIVRON 4, a merger of Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 1 and Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron (MSRON) 4, will perform core maritime expeditionary security missions in the green and brown waters bridging the gap between traditional Navy blue-water operations and land-based forces, providing port and harbor security for vital waterways and protection of high-value assets and maritime infrastructure.



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This work, CORIVFOR forms first squadron [Image 2 of 2], by STEVEN HOSKINS, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.01.2012

Date Posted:08.02.2012 15:54

Photo ID:638078

VIRIN:120801-N-LW591-002

Resolution:4544x3024

Size:1.31 MB

Location:VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, USGlobe

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