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Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

CSS Georgia Salvage Team Receives Award

From the Feb. 19, 2016, Virginia-Pilot "Norfolk-based Navy dive team that salvaged Confederate ship receive superior performance award" by Courtney Mabeus.

The Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two, based at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, that salvaged the CSS Georgia was honored in a change of command ceremony.  They received the Battle "E" Award for continued performance and readiness.

Commander William C. Wirtz took over command of the unit from Cmdr. Jeffrey Morgan Thaler.

--Old B-R'er

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