USS Rushmore (LSD 47) Story Archive

Rushmore Holds “Iron Chef” Competition  (24 March 2007)
Rushmore Junior Officer Receives Leadership Award  (2 August 2007)
Rushmore Sailors Complete Fitness Competition  (6 September 2007)
Rushmore Color Guard Performs at NFL Playoff Game  (16 January 2008)
The USS Rushmore (LSD 47) Color Guard presented colors at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, before a NFL playoff game between the San Diego Chargers and the Tennessee Titans, Jan. 6.
USS Rushmore Hosts Seattle Great White Fleet Gala  (23 May 2008)
The city of Seattle greeted the Sailors of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and USS Preble (DDG 88) at a gala May 21 for the anniversary celebration of the Great White Fleet's historic visit.
Rushmore Completes ASW Tests on Nanoose Range  (16 October 2008)
USS Rushmore (LSD 47) completed 10 days of intense torpedo firing exercises and developmental surface ship torpedo defense experimentation at the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR) on Oct. 10.
Rushmore Conducts Burial-at-Sea  (20 September 2012)
Sailors and Marines attached to amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit laid to rest 21 military veterans in the Pacific Ocean during a burial at sea, Sept. 19.
CNO Visits USS Rushmore  (21 November 2012)
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert and his wife Darleen visited Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), Nov. 20, while underway in the Arabian Gulf.
U.S. Ambassador Hosts Reception at Khalifa Port Onboard USS Rushmore  (2 February 2013)
U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Michael H. Corbin, hosted a reception for senior UAE officials, business leaders, members of the press, and members of the diplomatic community aboard USS Rushmore (LSD 47), Jan. 27.

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