USS America (LHA 6) Story Archive

Pearl Harbor assists Coast Guard with at-sea Rescue  (5 June 2017)
USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) altered course during a rescue and assistance (RNA) exercise to provide assistance in conjunction with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion (WPB-87352) in a real life RNA mission during which the two ships rendered aid to the vessel "Skipjack," June 1.
America ARG, 15th MEU Complete CERTEX  (19 June 2017)
The America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) recently completed their 17-day Certification Exercise (CERTEX), qualifying them for their upcoming Western Pacific deployment, June 16.
America Amphibious Readiness Group Departs for Scheduled Deployment  (10 July 2017)
Sailors and Marines from the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, July 7, for a regularly scheduled deployment.
USS Pearl Harbor Arrives In Pearl Harbor  (17 July 2017)
The crew of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) arrived in Pearl Harbor for their first scheduled port visit of their 2017 deployment, July 14.
USS Pearl Harbor Departs Hawaii, Continues Deployment with America ARG  (24 July 2017)
The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) departed Hawaii after a scheduled port visit, July 22.
America ARG, 15th MEU Enter 7th Fleet  (24 July 2017)
The America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, July 23, after concluding operations in U.S. 3rd Fleet.
'I Do Solemnly Swear...'  (24 July 2017)
A somber feeling filled the space as a group of Sailors wearing clean, pressed dress whites and USS Pearl Harbor rockers sewn on each of their shoulders like a badge of honor began to enter the memorial.
America Completes First Replenishment-at-Sea   (24 July 2017)
Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) completed their first connective replenishment (CONREP), as well as first replenishment-at-sea (RAS) and vertical replenishment (VERTREP), for the ship's maiden deployment, July 19.
America Holds Health Awareness 5K on Flight Deck  (27 July 2017)
Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) participated in the Health Awareness 5K run on the ship's flight deck, July 23.
America Departs Singapore  (9 August 2017)
The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Singapore after a scheduled port visit, Aug. 9.
America Arrives In Malaysia  (14 August 2017)
The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in Sepanger, Malaysia for a port visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia's Sabah state, Aug. 14.
America Sailors, Marines Lend 'Willing Hearts' at Soup Kitchen  (14 August 2017)
Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) volunteered at the Willing Hearts Soup Kitchen in the Kembangan-Chai Chee community of Singapore, Aug. 7.
USS San Diego Arrives In Phuket, Thailand  (18 August 2017)
The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in Phuket, Thailand as part of a routine visit during San Diego's deployment and for the crew to have an opportunity to experience Phuket, Aug. 17.
America Departs Malaysia  (21 August 2017)
The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Malaysia after a scheduled port visit, Aug. 19.
San Diego Departs Phuket  (22 August 2017)
The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Phuket, Thailand after a routine port visit, Aug. 22.

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