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The Amphibious Culture Continues

By Gunnery Sgt. Ismael Pena | February 9, 2016

The Marine Corps’ amphibious landings in the Pacific during WWII will forever mark the organization as a legendary fighting force. With the requirement of getting Marines from ship to shore, the Marine Corps has utilized a variety of vehicles to do just that. During the Battle of Tripoli, that vehicle was a wooden vessel; In WWII, it was the MORE
USS Ashland participates in Thai-US exercise

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kelsey L. Adams | February 7, 2016

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) pulled into Sattahip, Thailand Feb.5 to kick off exercise Cobra Gold.Cobra Gold (CG) is a Thai-U.S. co-sponsored multinational joint exercise designed to advance regional security by exercising a robust multinational force from nations sharing common goals and security commitments in the MORE
Bonhomme Richard ARG embarks 31st MEU

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Stacy M. Atkins Ricks | February 6, 2016

The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) wrapped up its onload of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Feb. 5 as part of a scheduled patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) was the first ship of the ARG to embark Marines off the coast of Okinawa Jan. 29. Amphibious assault ship MORE

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