USS Peleliu teaches the ways of the U.S. Navy to two Norwegian midshipman

Two midshipmen from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy trained aboard amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) from July 18 to Aug. 7 as part of the Foreign Exchange Training of Midshipman (FOREXTRAMID) program.

There are many differences between the Norwegian and U.S. Navies. So the two men from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy had a lot to take in while aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA 5).

“We don’t have amphibious vessels, naval aviation or well decks in Norway,” said Eivind Vedlog from Bergen, Norway. “There are a lot of new things for us to see. It’s a blast.”

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