USS Sampson Sailors to volunteer at Guam schools

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USS Sampson Sailors to volunteer at Guam schools

by: JoAnna R.C. Delfin, Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs | .
U.S. Navy | .
published: November 14, 2014

ASAN, Guam (Nov. 14, 2014) – Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) will volunteer their time at schools during a port call on Guam.

Sailors will talk to students about the importance of education, health and fitness, and discuss their careers.

• J.P. Torres Alternative School Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

• Tamuning Elementary School and Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Sampson is the fourth U.S. destroyer named after Rear. Adm. Thomas Sampson who commanded the North Atlantic Station during the Spanish-American War in 1898. The ship is homeported in San Diego and is part of U.S. Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet and U.S. 3rd Fleet.

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