USS Asheville scheduled to arrive on Guam

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A welcoming committee of Sea Gulls escorts and rides the Los Angeles Class Fast Attack Submarine USS ASHVILLE (SSN 758) as she prepares to pulls into her homeport of Naval Base (NS) Point Loma, California (CA) after an underway period off the coast of Southern California.

The USS Asheville is bound for Guam and is expected to make port tomorrow.
Guam – The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Asheville is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Guam at 1 p.m. on Thursday. The USS Asheville is fitted with a developmental Advanced Mine Detection System which utilizes a high-frequency active sonar array with transmitters and receivers in the sail and in a disc-shaped chin sonar dome beneath the hull at the bow. The system is used for target detection, mine avoidance, and bottom navigation.

Asheville is replacing Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Chicago as Guam’s fourth homeported submarine. Meanwhile the USS Chicago’s new homeport is Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where it is scheduled to complete a maintenance overhaul.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.