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Title
Captain Victorino G. Mercado
Contributor
Vic R. and Coring G. Mercado
Date Created and/or Issued
2012
Publication Information
California State University, Channel Islands, John Spoor Broome Library
Contributing Institution
California State University, Channel Islands
Collection
Filipinos in Ventura County Digital Image Collection
Rights Information
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California State University, Channel Islands
Consult owning institution
Description
Captain Victorino G. Mercado served as weapons officer and combat systems officer on the USS Antietam (CG54) and was part of the Carl Vison Battle Group during Operation Southern Watch, which enforced the no-fly zone in southern Iraq. He was executive officer on the USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG54) in Japan. Next he commanded the USS Decatur (DDG 73) with the John C. Stennis Battle Group for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and enfored the United Nations sanctions on Iraq. On his last tour, he was commander for Destroyer Squadron 21 and sea combat commander for the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/c8xd10xh
CACAMCUC_172
Language
English
Subject
Captain Victorino G. Mercado
Filipino Americans
Navy
Military Service
Place
Ventura County (Calif.)

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