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In standoff with Iran, Navy sailors say the threat level was unlike anything they had seen in years


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ABOARD THE USS NORMANDY IN THE NORTH ARABIAN SEA — The captain of this warship loaded with Tomahawk missiles delivered the news to his crew: Hours earlier, the United States had killed Iran's most powerful military commander in a drone strike.

Navy Capt. Christopher Stone said it wasn't clear how Iran might respond to the death of Qasem Soleimani. But the Normandy, escorting the USS Harry S. Truman near the Persian Gulf, had to be ready for anything, he said. https://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/in-standoff-with-iran-navy-sailors-say-the-threat-level-was-unlike-anything-they-had-seen-in-years-1.618509

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