Advancements in technology and communication help close the distance between Sailors and families, which helps maintain their connection during deployment. Two new fathers, thousands of miles away from home and loved ones, used these advancements.
Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), kicked-off the 2016 Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) active-duty fund drive, March 5, with a check presentation and cake-cutting ceremony.
The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), along with embarked Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed Bahrain after a scheduled mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR), Feb. 23
They may be seen working in libraries and chapels. They provide you a way to keep in contact with your family. You probably won't see them performing maintenance on too many machines or equipment. They are the Religious Program Specialists (RPs) aboard USS Kearsarge.
Six Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) joined the respected ranks of chief petty officer (CPO) during a pinning ceremony Sept. 16, held aboard decommissioned battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) in Norfolk.