Lost USS Antietam advancement exams found at home of US Forces Japan

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Sailors stand watch on the bridge of the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam in the Sea of Japan, July 5, 2018. (WILLIAM MCCANN/U.S. NAVY PHOTO)
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Sailors stand watch on the bridge of the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam in the Sea of Japan, July 5, 2018. (WILLIAM MCCANN/U.S. NAVY PHOTO)

Lost USS Antietam advancement exams found at home of US Forces Japan

by: Caitlin Doornbos | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: November 24, 2018

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — USS Antietam sailors’ advancement exams that had gone missing while en route to a Florida grading center were found Friday in western Tokyo, the Navy said.

Navy Fleet Mail Center Yokohama sent sailors to Yokota Air Base on Friday morning to search for the missing packages of completed exams, Capt. George Kessler, the guided-missile cruiser’s commander, said in a statement.

Kessler first told sailors Wednesday the exams had gone missing in the mail on the way to Naval Education Training Professional Development Center in Florida for processing. They had been received at the Camp Walker Post Office in South Korea and on Thursday were tracked on a flight from Osan Air Base to Yokota.

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