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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase III
22 August to 16 September 1967
8 October to 12 November 1967
1 to 28 December 1967
23 to 27 January 1968
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VI
2 to 10 November 1968
16 January to 7 February 1969
12 February to 10 March 1968
5 to 16 April 1969
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase IV
9 April to 11 May 1968
10 to 30 June 1968
|Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969
26 June to 8 July 1969
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase V
1 to 21 July 1968
29 August to 5 October 1968
16 October to 1 November 1968
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|Conversion CVL to AGMR
|467k||Saipan's wooden flight deck being removed during conversion at Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company||Tom Pendergast|
|196k||Saipan being towed into drydock while undergoing conversion Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company||Tom Pendergast|
|322k||Saipan (AGMR-2) pierside at Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company, Mobile AL. 18 January 1965, during conversion to a Major
Communications Relay Ship.
Photo courtesy Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company
|356k||Saipan (AGMR-2) on sea trials off the coast of Alabama in 1966||Tom Pendergast|
|322k||Saipan (AGMR-2) pierside at Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company, Mobile AL. in 1966 at Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company||Tom Pendergast|
|USS Arlington (AGMR-2)
|71k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) pierside at Norfolk, VA., June 1966 prior to recommissioning.
US Navy photo
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|86k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) Commanding Officer, CAPT. Charles A. Darrah USN, conducting an inspection of the crew, during the ship's recommissioning ceremony, 27 August 1966, at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 72150
|88k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) Commanding Officer, CAPT. Charles A. Darrah USN shakes hands with Major General Smith, Chief of Staff, Defense Communications Agency, as the latter visits Arlington during 1966.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # 72151
|184k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) moored pierside at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA. in October 1966. Note stern of USS Little Rock (CLG-4) at far right.
Photo from the Robert J. Gillespie, collection.
|William L. Baxter|
|110k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) underway, circa 1967.
US Navy photo # NH 97625, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center
|US Naval Historical Center|
|102k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
|76k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) underway at sea, circa 1968, with her crew manning the rail and two SH-3 helicopters flying in the right distance. The original print was received from USS Arlington in 1969.
US Navy photo # NH 69304, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center
|US Naval Historical Center|
|71k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) under way date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the 1968-69 edition of "Jane's Fighting Ships".
|414k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) under way in the harbor at Bremerhaven, Germany, circa 1969.||Gerhard Muller-Debus|
|398k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) approaching a fleet oiler in the Tonkin Gulf, circa 30 September 1968.
Photo by Leo Baker USS Arlington.
|Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|45k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) at anchor, circa 1969, location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|72k||Ex-USS Arlington (AGMR-2) moored alongside ex-USS Kearsage (CV-33) at Mare Island Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, date unknown. Across the channel is ex-USS Begor (APD-127). Photo from "Warship Boneyards" by Kit and Carolyn Bonner, (Courtesy L. Cote).||Robert Hurst|
|57k||USS Arlington (AGMR-2) Apollo Space Program Support dates, Presidential Support dates and Commanding Officers||Jim Arnold|
|01||CAPT. Darrah, Charles Alexander (Died May 1967)||27 August 1966 - May 1967|
|02||CDR. Wheeler, Robert Allen (Acting CO)||May 1967 - 2 June 1967|
|03||CAPT. Utegaard, Thomas Fletcher||2 June 1967 - 17 June 1968|
|04||CAPT. Carpenter, Albert Pinson||17 June 1968 - January 1969|
|05||CAPT. Murphree, Hugh Dyer||January 1969 - 1969|
|06||CDR. Edwards, Chester Charles||November 1969 - 14 January 1970|
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