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 Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Chad O'Clair of Boston, Mass., signals to a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter to land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Chad O'Clair of Boston, Mass., si...

Onslow Bay, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Chad O'Clair of Boston, Mass., signals to a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter to land aboard the amphibious assault ship USS... more

U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallions and a CH-46 Sea Knight prepare to lift off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) carrying Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallions and a CH-46 Sea Knight prepare to l...

Onslow Bay, N.C. (Nov. 22, 2004) U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallions and a CH-46 Sea Knight prepare to lift off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) carrying Marines assigned... more

U.S. Marines, assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), board a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter as they prepare to go ashore from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

U.S. Marines, assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), bo...

Onslow Bay, N.C. (Nov. 22, 2004) U.S. Marines, assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), board a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter as they prepare to go ashore from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsa... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), conducts operations between USS Ponce (LPD 15), top left, and USS Ashland (LSD 48).

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Fou...

Atlantic Ocean (Jan. 20, 2005) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Four (ACU-4), conducts operations between USS Ponce (LPD 15), top left, and USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ponce and Ashl... more

Members of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) hold rifle practice on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Members of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) hold rifle practic...

Atlantic Ocean (Feb. 18, 2005) Members of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) hold rifle practice on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The Kearsarge Expeditionary St... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) load equipment into a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) load equi...

Atlantic Ocean (Feb. 20, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) load equipment into a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kears... more

U.S. Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, wait for transportation by Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

U.S. Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, wait for ...

Onslow Bay, N.C. (Mar. 26, 2005) U.S. Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, wait for transportation by Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). K... more

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Conna Blackwell fires an M-60 machine gun.

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Conna Blackwell fires an M-60 machine gu...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 01, 2005) Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Conna Blackwell fires an M-60 machine gun during a live-fire weapons qualification aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarg... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit exit a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter and transit the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit exit a CH-53E S...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 01, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit exit a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter and transit the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)... more

Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), fast rope from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter during a training exercise .

Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 26th Marine Expediti...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 02, 2005) Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), fast rope from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter during a training exer... more

A Marine Corps CH-46E helicopter, assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron One Six Two (HMM-162), lifts off the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A Marine Corps CH-46E helicopter, assigned to the Golden Eagles of Mar...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 02, 2005) A Marine Corps CH-46E helicopter, assigned to the "Golden Eagles" of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron One Six Two (HMM-162), lifts off the flight deck aboard the amphibious assau... more

An SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Two (HSL-42), hovers above the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Bighorn (T-AO 198).

An SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-S...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 04, 2005) An SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Two (HSL-42), hovers above the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command (MSC)... more

An SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Two (HSL-42), transports supplies to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) .

An SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-S...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 04, 2005) An SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Proud Warriors of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Two (HSL-42), transports supplies to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (... more

 A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the guided missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) transports personnel from the Moroccan Navy frigate Hassan II (FFG 612) .

A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the guided missile destroyer...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 05, 2005) A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the guided missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) transports personnel from the Moroccan Navy frigate Hassan II (FFG 612) while underway ... more

The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigate Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) conducts maneuvers with the ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group.

The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigate Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) conduct...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 05, 2005) The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigate Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) conducts maneuvers with the ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group. Two Moroccan fri... more

The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigates, Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) and Hassan II (FFGHM 612) conduct maneuvers with the ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group.

The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigates, Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) and H...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 05, 2005) The Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigates, Muhammed V (FFGHM 611) and Hassan II (FFGHM 612) conduct maneuvers with the ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Str... more

Ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group maneuver into formation during a training exercise in the Atlantic Ocean.

Ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 05, 2005) Ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group maneuver into formation during a training exercise in the Atlantic Ocean. Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine... more

Ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group maneuver into formation in the Atlantic Ocean.

Ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 05, 2005) Ships assigned to the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Expeditionary Strike Group maneuver into formation in the Atlantic Ocean. Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are on ... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) carry cargo nets across the flight deck.

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) carry car...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 18, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) carry cargo nets across the flight deck during vertical replenishment (VERTREP) operations aboard the amphibious as... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) prepare to load KLR 250-D8 Marine Corps motorcycles .

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) prepare t...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 18, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) prepare to load KLR 250-D8 Marine Corps motorcycles onto a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter during flight deck operatio... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) transit the flight deck to load KLR 250-D8 Marine Corps motorcycles.

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) transit t...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 18, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) transit the flight deck to load KLR 250-D8 Marine Corps motorcycles onto a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter during flig... more

 A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during flight operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of th...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 19, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during flight operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Kearsarg... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (special operations capable) and Israeli Defense Force soldiers descend during a low-level static line jump.

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (special operat...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 19, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (special operations capable) and Israeli Defense Force soldiers descend during a low-level static line jump from a CH-53E... more

A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during flight operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of the...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 19, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during flight operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Kearsarg... more

An AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of amphibious assault s...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 20, 2005) An AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are on a scheduled ... more

Marines assigned to mortar platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Bn., 8th Marines, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) (special operations capable) clean and inspect the M252 81mm mortar .

Marines assigned to mortar platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing...

Mediterranean Sea (Apr. 21, 2005) Marines assigned to mortar platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Bn., 8th Marines, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) (special operations capable) clean and in... more

Bridge watchstanders work together to hold a steady course aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), while transiting the Suez Canal.

Bridge watchstanders work together to hold a steady course aboard the ...

Suez Canal (Apr. 22, 2005) Bridge watchstanders work together to hold a steady course aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), while transiting the Suez Canal. The Kearsarge Expeditionary Strik... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) sit at the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operat...

Suez Canal (Apr. 22, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) sit at the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and watch USS Normandy (CG 60),... more

Marines take part in combined joint task force exercises conducted in Djibouti.

Marines take part in combined joint task force exercises conducted in ...

Djibouti (Apr. 26, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) transit by helicopter to Djibouti for training exercises.... more

Gunnery Sgt. Tyrone L. Welch from Camden, N.J., connects a cargo pendant to a SA 330 Puma helicopter during vertical replenishment operations.

Gunnery Sgt. Tyrone L. Welch from Camden, N.J., connects a cargo penda...

Red Sea (Apr. 27, 2005) Gunnery Sgt. Tyrone L. Welch from Camden, N.J., connects a cargo pendant to a SA 330 Puma helicopter during vertical replenishment operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kears... more

Damage Control Training Team members instruct a firefighting hose team during a main space fire drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Damage Control Training Team members instruct a firefighting hose team...

Persian Gulf (Apr. 30, 2005) Damage Control Training Team members instruct a firefighting hose team during a main space fire drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and the emb... more

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen assigned to Fleet Surgical Team Four (FST-4), prepare an operating room aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) for an open exploratory laparotomy.

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen assigned to Fleet Surgical Team Four (FST-...

Red Sea (Apr. 30, 2005) U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen assigned to Fleet Surgical Team Four (FST-4), prepare an operating room aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) for an open exploratory lapar... more

 A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer personnel and equipment while underway in the Persian Gulf.

A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship US...

Persian Gulf (May. 22, 2005) A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer personnel and equipment while underway in the Persian Gulf. Kearsarge and embark... more

A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer personnel and equipment while underway in the Persian Gulf.

A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS...

Persian Gulf (May. 22, 2005) A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer personnel and equipment while underway in the Persian Gulf. Kearsarge and embark... more

A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer personnel and equipment .

A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS...

Persian Gulf (May. 22, 2005) A U.S. Navy small boat comes alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to transfer personnel and equipment while underway in the Persian Gulf. Kearsarge and embark... more

A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier conducts a vertical landing on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier conducts a vertical landing on the f...

Persian Gulf (May. 24, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier conducts a vertical landing on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during flight operations. Kearsarge and emb... more

Commanding Officer, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Capt. Luke Parent, congratulates newly frocked petty officers during an awards ceremony held in the hangar bay.

Commanding Officer, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Capt. Luke Parent, congratu...

Persian Gulf (May. 27, 2005) Commanding Officer, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Capt. Luke Parent, congratulates newly frocked petty officers during an awards ceremony held in the hangar bay. Kearsarge and embarked 26t... more

An SA 330 Puma helicopter drops delivers stores during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An SA 330 Puma helicopter drops delivers stores during a vertical repl...

Persian Gulf (May. 27, 2005) An SA 330 Puma helicopter drops delivers stores during a vertical replenishment aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expediti... more

Command Chaplain, Cmdr. Guy Lee, aboard the amphibious assault ship, USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) transmits a prayer over the ship's announcing system .

Command Chaplain, Cmdr. Guy Lee, aboard the amphibious assault ship, U...

Arabian Gulf (May. 30, 2005) Command Chaplain, Cmdr. Guy Lee, aboard the amphibious assault ship, USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) transmits a prayer over the ship's announcing system and holds a moment of silence on Memo... more

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an AV-8B Harrier to launch from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an AV-8B Harrier to launch from t...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 01, 2005) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an AV-8B Harrier to launch from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Exp... more

Flight deck personnel prepare for flight operation on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Flight deck personnel prepare for flight operation on the flight deck ...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 01, 2005) Flight deck personnel prepare for flight operation on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are on ... more

The New England Patriot cheerleaders entertain the crew on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

The New England Patriot cheerleaders entertain the crew on the flight ...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 14, 2005) The New England Patriot cheerleaders entertain the crew with an "under the stars performance" on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The show was p... more

Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) enjoy a show conducted by the New England Patriot cheerleaders.

Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsa...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 14, 2005) Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) enjoy a show conducted by the New England Patriot cheerleaders on the flight deck. The show was par... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) lower a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) in order to perform gunnery exercises at sea.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) ...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 15, 2005) Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) lower a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) in order to perform gunnery exercises at sea. Kearsarge and embarked... more

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, addresses Marines and Sailors on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, addresses Marines ...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 17, 2005) Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, addresses Marines and Sailors on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked... more

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, addresses Marines and Sailors on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, addresses Marines ...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 17, 2005) Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, addresses Marines and Sailors on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked... more

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, recognizes selected Marines for their sustained superior performance.

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, recognizes selecte...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 17, 2005) Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, recognizes selected Marines for their sustained superior performance during a ceremony on the flight deck aboard the amphibious a... more

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, salutes as he passes through the rainbow sideboys.

Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, salutes as he pass...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 17, 2005) Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Michael Hagee, salutes as he passes through the rainbow sideboys after arriving aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsa... more

Commander, Amphibious Squadron Eight, Capt. Edward Barfield addresses the crew during a change of command ceremony.

Commander, Amphibious Squadron Eight, Capt. Edward Barfield addresses ...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 24, 2005) Commander, Amphibious Squadron Eight, Capt. Edward Barfield addresses the crew during a change of command ceremony held in the hangar bay aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kear... more

Officers salute as the colors are paraded during a change of command ceremony held in the hangar bay.

Officers salute as the colors are paraded during a change of command c...

Persian Gulf (Jun. 24, 2005) Commander, Amphibious Squadron Eight, Capt. Edward Barfield, left; Commanding Officer, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Capt. Luke R. Parent; and Prospective Commanding Officer, USS Kearsarge... more

Airman Julio Pacheco opens a fuel purifier to ensure everything is in proper working order prior to a fuel transfer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Airman Julio Pacheco opens a fuel purifier to ensure everything is in ...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 06, 2005) Airman Julio Pacheco opens a fuel purifier to ensure everything is in proper working order prior to a fuel transfer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsar... more

A CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter departs the flight deck aboard amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter departs the flight deck aboard amphibi...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 06, 2005) A CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter departs the flight deck aboard amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are on a sc... more

A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier pilot waits for the signal to maneuver his aircraft into position for take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier pilot waits for the signal to maneuver hi...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 07, 2005) A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier pilot waits for the signal to maneuver his aircraft into position for take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and e... more

The Type-23 Class Frigate HMS Argyll (F 231) holds a steady course while conducting replenishment at sea (RAS) operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

The Type-23 Class Frigate HMS Argyll (F 231) holds a steady course whi...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 09, 2005) The Type-23 Class Frigate HMS Argyll (F 231) holds a steady course while conducting replenishment at sea (RAS) operations with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kea... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott discusses the Navy's Thrift Savings Plan with Electrician�s Mate Fireman Michael Williams.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott discusses t...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 11, 2005) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott discusses the Navy's Thrift Savings Plan with Electricians Mate Fireman Michael Williams during a question and answer sess... more

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott talks to Electrician�s Mate Fireman Michael Williams and asks for crowd participation during a discussion on the Navy's Thrift Savings Plan.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott talks to El...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 11, 2005) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott talks to Electricians Mate Fireman Michael Williams and asks for crowd participation during a discussion on the Navy's Thr... more

Aerographer's Mates 3rd Class Christopher Pruden, and Joseph Crow fill a weather balloon and prepare to release it for a weather report aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Aerographer's Mates 3rd Class Christopher Pruden, and Joseph Crow fill...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 12, 2005) Aerographer's Mates 3rd Class Christopher Pruden, and Joseph Crow fill a weather balloon and prepare to release it for a weather report aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsa... more

Aerographer's Mates 3rd Class Christopher Pruden, left and Joseph Crow fill a weather balloon and prepare to release it for a weather report aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Aerographer's Mates 3rd Class Christopher Pruden, left and Joseph Crow...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 12, 2005) Aerographer's Mates 3rd Class Christopher Pruden, left and Joseph Crow fill a weather balloon and prepare to release it for a weather report aboard the amphibious assault ship USS K... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast roping from the back ramp of an CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck.050722-N-3557N-070

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice ...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 22, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast roping from the back ramp of an CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck, to an elevator platform be... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast roping from the back ramp of an CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck.

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice ...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 22, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast roping from the back ramp of an CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck, to an elevator platform be... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast roping from the back ramp of an CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck.

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice ...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 22, 2005) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast roping from the back ramp of an CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter on the flight deck, to an elevator platform be... more

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter th...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 23, 2005) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The AAV is an armored assault amphibious full... more

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuvers into position on approach, while preparing to enter the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuvers into position on approac...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 23, 2005) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuvers into position on approach, while preparing to enter the well deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge a... more

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter th...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 23, 2005) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The AAV is an armored assault amphibious full... more

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the ...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 23, 2005) Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The AAV is an armored assault amphibious full-t... more

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter th...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 23, 2005) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The AAV is an armored assault amphibious full... more

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter th...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 23, 2005) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) maneuver into position to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The AAV is an armored assault amphibious full... more

A Landing Craft, Air-Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A Landing Craft, Air-Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 30, 2005) A Landing Craft, Air-Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are o... more

A Landing Craft, Air-Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A Landing Craft, Air-Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of...

Persian Gulf (Jul. 30, 2005) A Landing Craft, Air-Cushion (LCAC) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are o... more

Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Adilson Graca repairs a motor in the Motor Rewind Shop aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Adilson Graca repairs a motor in the Moto...

Arabian Sea (Aug. 09, 2005) Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Adilson Graca repairs a motor in the Motor Rewind Shop aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Exped... more

Members of the Crash and Salvage Team participate in aircraft fire drills on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Members of the Crash and Salvage Team participate in aircraft fire dri...

Mediterranean Sea (Aug. 24, 2005) Members of the Crash and Salvage Team participate in aircraft fire drills on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge and embarked 26th M... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) transits the Suez Canal.

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) transits the Suez Ca...

Suez Canal (Aug. 30, 2005) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) transits the Suez Canal. Kearsarge and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of ... more

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrive in Souda Bay, Greece for a brief port visit.

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embar...

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Sep. 13, 2010) The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrive in Souda Bay, Greece for a brief port visit. Kearsarg... more

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU)

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embar...

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Sep. 13, 2010) The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrive in Souda Bay, Greece, for a brief port visit. Kearsar... more

Sailors prepare for mooring operations as the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Sailors prepare for mooring operations as the Wasp-class amphibious as...

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Sep. 13, 2010) Sailors prepare for mooring operations as the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrive in Souda Ba... more

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) returns to Naval Station Norfolk

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious transport dock shi...

NORFOLK (May. 16, 2011) Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) returns to Naval Station Norfolk after completing an extended deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6t... more

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Roberts is greeted by his wife after the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15)

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Roberts is greeted by his wife af...

NORFOLK (May. 16, 2011) Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Roberts is greeted by his wife after the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) returns to Naval Station Norfolk after completing an exten... more

An MH-60S Sea Hawk takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kear...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 18, 2013) An MH-60S Sea Hawk takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) ar... more

An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein.), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU), takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 18, 2013) An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein.), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU), takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarg... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) transits the Suez Canal from the Mediterranean Sea.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) transits t...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) transits the Suez Canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. San Antonio is deployed as part of the Kearsarge Amphibi... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) passes under the Suez Canal bridge while transiting the canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) passes under...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) passes under the Suez Canal bridge while transiting the canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. Carter Hall is part ... more

Sailors and Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) observe a brief stop while transiting the Suez Canal.

Sailors and Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU)...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) Sailors and Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) observe a brief stop while transiting the Suez Canal. Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Rea... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) lower the ensign while anchoring in the Suez Canal.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) ...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) Quartermaster 3rd Class Steven Kotsokalis and Master-at-Arms Luke Gray, both assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), lower the ensign while anchoring in the Sue... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) anchors during its transit of the Suez Canal.

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) anchors during its t...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) anchors during its transit of the Suez Canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge A... more

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) stand armed watch on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) while transiting the Suez Canal.

Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) stan...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) stand armed watch on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) while transiting the Suez C... more

Mohamed El-Said, Egyptian pilot who comes aboard ships transiting the Suez Canal, shows Sailors a Suez Canal chart aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50).

Mohamed El-Said, Egyptian pilot who comes aboard ships transiting the ...

SUEZ CANAL (Apr. 05, 2013) Mohamed El-Said, Egyptian pilot who comes aboard ships transiting the Suez Canal, shows Sailors a Suez Canal chart aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Ca... more

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein) approaches the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein)...

RED SEA (Apr. 07, 2013) An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein) approaches the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the ... more

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit practice martial arts during a Marine Corps martial arts class.

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit practice martial arts ...

RED SEA (Apr. 07, 2013) Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit practice martial arts during a Marine Corps martial arts class inside the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).... more

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein) approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein)...

RED SEA (Apr. 07, 2013) An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein) approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibiou... more

Lt. j.g. Gamalier Rivera looks for surface contacts while Ensign Aubrey Cubilo looks over maneuvering boards aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Lt. j.g. Gamalier Rivera looks for surface contacts while Ensign Aubre...

RED SEA (Apr. 07, 2013) Lt. j.g. Gamalier Rivera looks for surface contacts while Ensign Aubrey Cubilo looks over maneuvering boards aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the fl... more

An AV-8B Harrier from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein) takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

An AV-8B Harrier from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein...

RED SEA (Apr. 07, 2013) An AV-8B Harrier from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Rein) takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for... more

Sailors practice firefighting techniques in the hangar bay aboard of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Sailors practice firefighting techniques in the hangar bay aboard of t...

RED SEA (Apr. 08, 2013) Sailors practice firefighting techniques in the hangar bay aboard of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group... more

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) depart to a safe area after attaching a cargo line to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter.

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) depart to a...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 10, 2013) Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) depart to a safe area after attaching a cargo line to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS... more

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary replenishment oiler Fort Victoria (A387), from the Royal Navy, breaks away from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) after a replenishment-at-sea.

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary replenishment oiler Fort Victoria (A387), fr...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 10, 2013) The Royal Fleet Auxiliary replenishment oiler Fort Victoria (A387), from the Royal Navy, breaks away from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) after a replenishment-at-... more

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) attach a cargo line to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) attach a ca...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 10, 2013) Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) attach a cargo line to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a rep... more

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 exits the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 exi...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 11, 2013) A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 exits the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsa... more

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) fire 9 mm pistols during a live-fire exercise on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17).

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) fire 9 mm p...

Gulf OF ADEN (Apr. 11, 2013) Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) fire 9 mm pistols during a live-fire exercise on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LP... more

Sailors and Marines jump rope during a steel beach picnic on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Sailors and Marines jump rope during a steel beach picnic on the fligh...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 14, 2013) Sailors and Marines jump rope during a steel beach picnic on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphib... more

Civilian contractors from Insitu, Inc., launch an unmanned aerial vehicle from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17)

Civilian contractors from Insitu, Inc., launch an unmanned aerial vehi...

GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 15, 2013) Civilian contractors from Insitu, Inc., launch an unmanned aerial vehicle from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17). Scan Eagle is a runway... more

Sailors learn how to control a fire hose aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) during a damage control exercise.

Sailors learn how to control a fire hose aboard the amphibious dock la...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Apr. 15, 2013) Sailors learn how to control a fire hose aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) during a damage control exercise. Carter Hall is p... more