Three days into the operation to deliver aid to the Philippines, HMS Illustrious has been visited by the Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force and Commander, US Marine Forces Japan.
Arriving onboard the Portsmouth based warship, in an MV-22 Osprey, Lieutenant General John E Wissler was accompanied by Commodore Clive Walker Royal Navy, Commander Joint Forces Logistics Operations.
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