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USS Antietam Sails to Japan

This morning we salute the crew of USS Antietam. They're scheduled to take the guided-missile cruiser to its new home port in Japan today. On their way back, they will bring USS Cowpens to San Diego.About 400 crew members will man the Antietam at its new base in Japan. The Navy says the switch is part of a plan to move newer vessels to Japan, and improve security in Asia and the Pacific Ocean.