Thomas B. Fargo
United States admiral
Thomas B. Fargo
Admiral Thomas Boulton Fargo served in the United States Navy during the late 20th century and early 21st century. He served as Commander, United States Pacific Command, at Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii from May 2, 2002 to February 26, 2005. He was the twentieth officer to hold the position. Born in San Diego, California, in June 1948, Fargo attended high school in Coronado, California, and Sasebo, Japan, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in June 1970.
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Schatz named to key post on Senate Appropriations Committee
Hawaii Reporter - over 2 years
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz Washington, D.C. – United States Senate Democratic leadership announced the selection of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) to serve on the key Senate Committee on Appropriations. The appointment is an especially important one.  Prescribed in the U.S. Constitution, the Committee writes the legislation that allocates funds to government departments, agencies and organizations.  The Committee also has responsibility for supplemental spending bills as may be needed during the fiscal year. “This is an important job because the Committee makes appropriations that support our national priorities, and because I will be in a position to ensure that the needs of Hawai‘i are strongly represented at a critical juncture,” stated Senator Schatz.  “It is an honor and I look forward to working with all Committee members as we move forward.” “The Appropriations post is a most significant one for our State and Country,” stated Retired Admiral Thomas Fargo, former ...
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Quick Hits - This Week in Guam Business - August 5, 2011 - Guam Buildup News
Google News - over 5 years
Peter Gill, founder and owner of KwikSPACE Guam Inc. will serve on the new board, as will Lourdes Leon Guerrero, president, CEO and chairwoman of Bank of Guam, Retired US Navy Admiral Thomas Fargo, chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries,
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GTA TeleGuam Retains Two Local Execs for Its New Board of Directors - Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
Also named to stay on as a board member is retired US Navy Admiral Thomas Fargo, chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), America's largest military shipbuilder. All three along with Dan Moffat, president and CEO of GTA TeleGuam,
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Corn planting nears the half-way mark in North Dakota - Bismarck Farm & Ranch Guide
Google News - almost 6 years
... readings from the NDAWN (North Dakota Ag Weather Network) stations across the state, the highest temperature for the week was 77 degrees recorded at several locations including Cavalier, Forest River, Grand Forks, St. Thomas, Fargo and Hillsboro
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Call Him the State's Defense Secretary
NYTimes - over 11 years
JOHN MARKOWICZ, the leader of a state coalition fighting to keep the Pentagon from closing the Naval submarine base in Groton, went to church early Wednesday morning. ''We've done all we can,'' Father Joseph Castaldi of St. Joseph Parish, a Catholic church in New London, told him. ''It's time to pray.'' By 10:30 that morning, a federal commission
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The Next 9/11 Could Happen at Sea
NYTimes - about 12 years
AN unsuspected bit of good news related to the Indian Ocean tsunami was revealed this month when the International Maritime Bureau released its annual report on pirate attacks against international shipping. The new figures showed a 27 percent decline in 2004, to 325 incidents from 445 in 2003, and noted that there had not been single attack in the
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ASIA'S DEADLY WAVES: MILITARY; U.S. Forces Prepare to Finish Aid Work and Hand Off to Civilians
NYTimes - about 12 years
Three weeks after the tsunami devastated shorelines across much of South Asia, the American military is preparing to wind up its relief operations in the region, military officials said Saturday. The intention is to hand off the next phase of assistance to other American and foreign government agencies, and to international aid organizations. In
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Piracy and Terrorism
NYTimes - almost 13 years
Piracy, these days, refers more often to digital miscreants who copy music and movies than to skull-and-crossbones derring-do on the high seas. But pirates of the old-fashioned variety, armed with automatic weapons, are not only a real and growing menace, they are also suspected of forging links with global terrorists. A greater effort is needed on
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Indonesia Acquits 6 in Rights Case, Upsetting the U.S.
NYTimes - over 14 years
An Indonesian human rights court today acquitted six military and police officials of crimes against humanity in East Timor after a pro-independence vote three years ago, a verdict that did not please the Bush administration as it seeks to rebuild military ties here. Five of the accused were on trial for failing to stop a massacre at the Ave Maria
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A NATION CHALLENGED: GLOBAL LINKS; OTHER FRONTS SEEN
NYTimes - over 15 years
Terrorists tied to Osama bin Laden's network and based in the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia are among the likely targets of future covert and overt American actions, United States officials said today. The officials gave no timetable; they said the campaign against the groups linked to Mr. bin Laden and his group, Al Qaeda, is global and may
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April 15-21; No Court-Martial for Skipper
NYTimes - almost 16 years
The accidental sinking of a Japanese fishing trawler by an American submarine off Hawaii in February created anger and resentment in Japan, but it will not bring a court-martial of the submarine's skipper, Cmdr. Scott D. Waddle. Pentagon officials said Adm. Thomas Fargo, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, would accept the unanimous recommendation
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An Incomplete Investigation
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Unless Adm. Thomas Fargo decides otherwise, the Navy's investigation into the collision of an American submarine with a Japanese vessel near Honolulu in February is likely to end on a premature and unsatisfactory note. A report by Elaine Sciolino in Sunday's Times quoted senior Pentagon officials as saying that the public court of inquiry into the
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COLLISION WITH CHINA: NAVY TOWN; Yellow Ribbons Galore and Embracing All the Crew
NYTimes - almost 16 years
For 11 days, this Navy town took in the news of the 24-member spy plane crew detained by China like worried parents. Yellow ribbons were tied to nearly every lamppost and tree on Route 20, the main thoroughfare. Businesses, from real estate offices and banks to espresso stands and hotels, posted signs of support and prayer. The local news station
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National Briefing
NYTimes - almost 16 years
WEST HAWAII: DECISION ON SUBMARINE IS REPORTED DUE The commander of the United States Pacific Fleet will be told on Saturday what, if any, disciplinary action has been recommended against officers of the submarine Greeneville in the sinking of the Japanese fishing trawler Ehime Maru, a Navy official says. The official said yesterday that Adm.
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Look at Sunken Ship Halted to Repair Robot
NYTimes - about 16 years
The Navy's efforts to scan the wreckage of a Japanese ship sunk by a United States submarine were set back today when a deep-sea robot was removed from the ocean for repairs. The Navy was using the robot to evaluate the feasibility of raising the Japanese vessel, the Ehime Maru, which sank minutes after the submarine, the Greeneville, surfaced
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Civilian Says Submarine Took Precautions
NYTimes - about 16 years
A Texas oilman who was aboard the submarine Greeneville said yesterday that its officers made six sweeps with the periscope at two slightly different depths but saw no other ships less than 10 minutes before it surfaced and slammed into a Japanese fishing trawler. The businessman, John M. Hall, was one of two civilians who handled some of the
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Clues Sought in Sub Accident; Some Japanese Fault Rescue
NYTimes - about 16 years
In parallel efforts to untangle Friday's naval accident off the coast of Hawaii, Navy and civilian investigators spent today debriefing crew members and reviewing logs from the Navy submarine that surfaced abruptly as part of a drill and caused the sinking of a Japanese fishing vessel. A search by Coast Guard and Navy vessels was continuing for the
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Sub in Collision Was Conducting Drill, Navy Says
NYTimes - about 16 years
The United States Navy submarine that struck and sank a Japanese fishing boat carrying 35 people on board near Hawaii on Friday was conducting a drill when it surfaced quickly, as if in an emergency, the Navy said today. In drills of this kind, the submarine's officers are supposed to use caution, first coming slowly to the surface, listening for
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  • 1948
    Born
    Born in San Diego, California, in June 1948, Fargo attended high school in Coronado, California, and Sasebo, Japan, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in June 1970.
    More Details Hide Details Trained in joint, naval and submarine commands, Fargo served in a variety of sea and shore duty assignments. At sea, his five assignments in both attack and ballistic missile submarines included Executive Officer aboard Plunger and Commanding Officer of Salt Lake City.
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