US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a two-day visit to Poland June 16 with a stop aboard USS San Antonio (LPD 17) as the ship continues its participation in Exercise BALTOPS 2015.
During meetings with, among other officials, Poland’s Minister of Defense Tomasz Siemoniak, Mabus applauded Poland’s demonstrated commitment to regional security while reinforcing the importance of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps partnerships with the Polish military.
The leaders also discussed the importance of a strong naval presence and Poland’s efforts to modernize its navy.
Mabus’ stop in Poland is part of a multi-nation visit to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility to meet with military and civilian leaders and Sailors and Marines.
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