U.S. Signs Joint Declaration with UK

U.S. Marines and Navy personnel to deploy to joint carrier strike group.

As part of the U.S. Defense Strategy, the Department of Defense announced on Tuesday the signing of the Joint Declaration for the Carrier Strike Group 2021 by U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller and UK Secretary of State for Defense Ben Wallace.

The DoD stated, “The Joint Declaration enables the deployment of U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy personnel and equipment, including a detachment of U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft and the Navy’s USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG-68), as part of a UK-U.S. combined carrier strike group, led by the UK’s aircraft carrier, HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH.”

The department statement continued, “the deployment underscores the strength of our bilateral ties and demonstrates U.S.-UK interoperability, both of which are key tenets of the U.S. National Defense Strategy.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the Pentagon as relationships with allies continue to be strengthened.
  • For the Department of Defense as they build strategic alliances around the world.
  • For the military personnel who will be deployed to the U.S.-UK joint carrier strike group.

Sources: Department of Defense


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