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The destroyer escort steamed toward the North Atlantic 6 September for [[NATO]] exercises, designed to show the enemies of freedom that peace-loving nations would join forces to thwart any efforts to undermine that freedom. ''Joseph K. Taussig'' resumed coastal operations upon her return to Newport 20 October.
 
The destroyer escort steamed toward the North Atlantic 6 September for [[NATO]] exercises, designed to show the enemies of freedom that peace-loving nations would join forces to thwart any efforts to undermine that freedom. ''Joseph K. Taussig'' resumed coastal operations upon her return to Newport 20 October.
   
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During January and February 1961, ''Joseph K. Taussig'' once again participated in annual exercises in the Caribbean and in April engaged in joint American-Canadian exercises off Nova Scotia. For the remainder of the year she operated in a state of readiness along the Atlantic coast and in mid February 1962 commenced 6 months of extensive ASW exercises.
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During January and February 1961, ''Joseph K. Taussig'' once again participated in annual exercises in the Caribbean and in April engaged in joint American-Canadian exercises off [[Nova Scotia]]. For the remainder of the year she operated in a state of readiness along the Atlantic coast and in mid February 1962 commenced 6 months of extensive ASW exercises.
   
 
During October, intelligence reports revealed evidence of Russian missile installations in Cuba. President Kennedy responded to this Communist challenge, by establishing a naval quarantine around the island. ''Joseph K. Taussig'' was ordered off Jacksonville, Fla., in November to provide a second line of defense in the crisis.
 
During October, intelligence reports revealed evidence of Russian missile installations in Cuba. President Kennedy responded to this Communist challenge, by establishing a naval quarantine around the island. ''Joseph K. Taussig'' was ordered off Jacksonville, Fla., in November to provide a second line of defense in the crisis.
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Joseph K. Taussig (DE-1030)}}
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Joseph K. Taussig (DE-1030)}}
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[[Category:Dealey-class destroyer escorts]]
 
[[Category:Dealey-class destroyer escorts]]
 
[[Category:Ships built in New Jersey]]
 
[[Category:Ships built in New Jersey]]

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