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Lt. Col. Reneé Russo-Johnson an Army public affairs officer observes the outer harbor and shipping chan-nel in Savannah Georgia on August 11 2016. Russo-Johnson was part of team accompanying Under Sec-retary of the Army Patrick Murphy. (Photo by Billy E. Birdwell)

Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with Savannah District leaders to tour significant projects on August 11. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah har-bor and is in the process of deepening it an additional five feet to better accommodate larger post-Panamax container ships as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).