Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 160 departs the well deck of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47).
ARABIAN GULF (Jul. 06, 2015) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 160, attached to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 1, departs the well deck of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) with embarked U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen during a demonstration. Rushmore, part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn) File# 150706-N-SF984-013