USS Essex Sailors, Marines Build Friendships in
Jim Garamone - American Forces Press Service
The visit of the USS Essex to
The Essex and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit was part of a “friendship-building event” with the
The 2,400 sailors and Marines learned about Cambodian history and trained with members of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces.
The government is now a constitutional monarchy and is working to be a full member of the community of nations.
But the government is weak, and government control in many areas of the country is tenuous, DoD officials said. The
During the port visit, sailors and Marines engaged, taught and attended classes at the
The next step is to increase the number of Navy port visits to