Capt. Jim McGovern

by Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Public Affairs
Stripes Japan

SASEBO, Japan (June 1, 2018) - Capt. Ed Thompson (left) and Capt. Jim McGovern shake hands during a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). McGovern relieved Thompson as commodore of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 and will now lead the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious squadron consisting of USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Green Bay (LPD 20), USS Ashland (LSD 48), and Germantown. (Photo by MC2 Jordan Crouch)

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