Sailors assigned to Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) are supporting exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, July 4-19, by providing critical logistics and sustainment support to U.S. and coalition forces.
COMLOG WESTPAC provides the combatant ships in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) with fuel, food, repair parts and ammunition. The replenishments are routinely conducted at sea to ensure U.S. 7th Fleet ships can operate forward throughout the vast Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
According to the Deputy Assistant Chief-of-Staff of Logistics, Cmdr. Shane Strohl, COMLOG WESTPAC currently has critical supplies on hand in Darwin and Townsville, Australia, ready to load aboard participating ships.
COMLOG WESTPAC supports more than 20 exercises annually, including 30 or more combatant ships and 10 Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships operating throughout the U.S. 7th Fleet to accomplish its sustainment mission.
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