The View From The Flanks: AFSOUTH 6 July, 1987 *

For the Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces Southern Europe (CINC-SOUTH) Admiral James Busey USN, the bulk of 6 July was spent on the telephone with Norfolk attempting to pry an aircraft carrier away from SACLANT for use in the Mediterranean theater. As it stood, the Sixth Fleet had only one carrier in the Mediterranean at present with …

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