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Cmdr. Derek C. Jasowiak [PWH 99]

Cmdr. Derek C. Jaskowiak [PWH'99] officially took over as commanding officer of USS Oakland (LCS 24) Blue Crew during a change of command ceremony on December 3.

The USS Oakland is an Independence-variant littoral combat ship. It is designed to operate in near-shore environments, winning against 21st-century coastal threats. It is also capable of “supporting forward presence, maritime security, sea control, and deterrence. 

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