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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.