USS Bataan (LHD 5) Story Archive

Missile Guided Musician  (23 January 2018)
Music can mean different things to different people, but to Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Charles Hendrickson, aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), music is a chance to inspire people and a motivator for accomplishing goals and dreams in life.
Bataan's Newest Citizen  (23 January 2018)
Five percent of our Armed Forces is made up of immigrants, men and women who have sworn to give their lives, if needed, for their new home. For some, they decide to become citizens for the nation they serve.
Bataan Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  (23 January 2018)
The crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a quaint celebration and cake cutting ceremony Jan 16.
USS Bataan (LHD 5) Performs Retention Hat Trick  (5 February 2018)
The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) earned the Retention Excellence Award for fiscal year 2017, Jan. 26. This marks the third consecutive year Bataan has won the award representing commitment to the growth and development of Sailors.
USS Bataan Celebrates Black History Month  (26 February 2018)
A tribal beat greeted Sailors as they entered the barge mess decks for amphibious assault ship USS Bataan's (LHD 5) Black History Month celebration, Feb. 23.
Bataan Medical Administration Officer Selected As Operational PAD of the Year  (26 February 2018)
The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan's (LHD 5) Medical Administration Officer Lt. Matthew D. Forbes was selected as 2017's Operational Patient Administration Officer of the Year, Jan. 19.
From Pit Bull to Fuel Boss   (26 February 2018)
A sweat and adrenaline inducing close call with a pit bull lead Chief Warrant Officer Allen Michael Harris to a career in the Navy where he serves as the fuel maintenance officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).
Mustang's Morning Breakfast Blessing  (9 March 2018)
When a parent has a sick child in the hospital their main concern is the wellbeing of their child and not so much for themselves. Eating, showering and other usual morning routines take a back seat. This is where the USS Bataan's (LHD 5) Mustang Officer Association steps in.

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