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USS Harpers Ferry arrives in Sasebo

USS Harpers Ferry arrives in Sasebo

U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan (Sep. 10, 2002) USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) arrives in her new homeport of Sasebo, Japan, and will relieve the forward based amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 4... more

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), delivers Sailors and U.S. Marines from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) to the island of Iwo Jima

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), delivers Sailors and U.S. Marines from ...

Iwo Jima, Japan (Mar. 03, 2003) A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), delivers Sailors and U.S. Marines from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) to the island of Iwo Jima. The Essex ARG, consisting of USS Essex (L... more

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), is guided ashore by Sailors from Beach Master Unit One (BMU-1) as it transports U.S. Marines and their equipment ashore from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), is guided ashore by Sailors from Beach ...

Iwo Jima, Japan (Mar. 10, 2003) A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), is guided ashore by Sailors from Beach Master Unit One (BMU-1) as it transports U.S. Marines and their equipment ashore from the Essex Amphibious R... more

Hull Technician 1st Class Aaron Marshall, Sailor Of the Year presents a command ball cap to Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott during his visit to Sasebo

Hull Technician 1st Class Aaron Marshall, Sailor Of the Year presents ...

Sasebo, Japan (Mar. 28, 2003) Hull Technician 1st Class Aaron Marshall, Sailor Of the Year (SOY) aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), presents a command ball cap to Master Chief P... more

 Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott addresses enlisted Sailors assembled in the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

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

Sasebo, Japan (Mar. 28, 2003) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott addresses enlisted Sailors assembled in the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).... more

AAV's approach USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

AAV's approach USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

Okinawa, Japan (May. 29, 2003) Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) assigned to Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, approach USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), as they load up and prepare to deploy for exerci... more

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Nathan Snyder shows Royal Thai Navy members an emergency water activated repair patch (EWARP) during a familiarization tour of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Nathan Snyder shows Royal Thai Navy member...

Sattahip, Thailand (Jun. 08, 2003) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Nathan Snyder shows Royal Thai Navy members an emergency water activated repair patch (EWARP) during a familiarization tour of the amphibious dock ... more

Lt. Michael Monsour and a Royal Thai Navy counterpart, provide services to a young child from the neighboring community during a medical and dental civic action project conducted at the Ban Takrao Thong School

Lt. Michael Monsour and a Royal Thai Navy counterpart, provide service...

Rayong, Thailand (Jun. 10, 2003) Lt. Michael Monsour, senior medical officer aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), and a Royal Thai Navy counterpart, provide services to a young ch... more

Lt. Shrikanth Ragavajan, left provides dental services to a local community member as a Royal Thai armed forces member looks on

Lt. Shrikanth Ragavajan, left provides dental services to a local comm...

Rayong, Thailand (Jun. 10, 2003) Lt. Shrikanth Ragavajan, left, a member of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) medical and dental civic action project team, along with volunteer assistant, U.... more

Signalman Seaman Adrian Delaney practices his semaphore

Signalman Seaman Adrian Delaney practices his semaphore

South China Sea (Jun. 11, 2003) Signalman Seaman Adrian Delaney practices his semaphore aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during an at-sea training evolution with the Royal Thai... more

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) gets underway

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) gets underway

Muara, Brunei Darussalam (Jun. 26, 2003) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) gets underway for the at-sea portion of the weeklong Brunei phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness an... more

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) gets underway

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) gets underway

Muara, Brunei Darussalam (Jun. 26, 2003) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) gets underway for the at-sea portion of the weeklong Brunei phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness an... more

Rear Adm. Jeff Cassias conducts a pier side all hands call for the amphibious dock landing USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) personnel

Rear Adm. Jeff Cassias conducts a pier side all hands call for the amp...

Changi Naval Base, Singapore (Jul. 14, 2003) Rear Adm. Jeff Cassias, Commander of Logistics Group Western Pacific, and Commander Task Force 712, conducts a pier side "all hands call" for the amphibious dock lan... more

Mess Management Specialist 3rd Class Latonya Felton damage control team, works with 2nd Sgt. Willy Lim of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) to erect shoring designed to control flooding during a training evolution

Mess Management Specialist 3rd Class Latonya Felton damage control tea...

Sembawang, Singapore (Jul. 15, 2003) Mess Management Specialist 3rd Class Latonya Felton assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) damage control team, works with 2nd Sgt. Willy Lim of the Republic of Singapore Na... more

Seaman Chris Keefer assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) damage control team, along with counterparts from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), attempt to control flooding in a training evolution at the RSN's Damage Control Training Center

Seaman Chris Keefer assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) damage cont...

Sembawang, Singapore (Jul. 15, 2003) Seaman Chris Keefer assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) damage control team, along with counterparts from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), attempt to control floodin... more

during amphibious operations off the coast of the Republic of the Philippines

during amphibious operations off the coast of the Republic of the Phil...

Philippine Sea (Sep. 12, 2003) An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) launched from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harper's Ferry (LSD 49) makes its way toward the well deck of USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) duri... more

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) wait to transport personnel

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) wait to transport personnel

Luzon, Philippines (Sep. 18, 2003) USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) cruises off the coast of the Philippines as Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) wait to transport personnel and equipment back to the ship. AAV's mov... more

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) launched from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) practice at a firing range

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) launched from the amphibious dock la...

Luzon, Philippines (Sep. 18, 2003) Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) launched from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) practice at a firing range on Luzon Island, Philippines. The Essex ... more

lands on Luzon Island

lands on Luzon Island

Luzon, Philippines (Sep. 18, 2003) An MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to the Providers of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Five (HC-5) launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) lands o... more

A small salvage craft carried by the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) is launched into the Sasebo Bay.

A small salvage craft carried by the amphibious dock landing ship USS ...

Sasebo, Japan (Feb. 27, 2004) A small salvage craft carried by the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) is launched into the Sasebo Bay while the ship is in port of Sasebo, Japan. This evolut... more

U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Larnell G. Mills, center, a Martial Arts Instructor Trainer assigned to 3rd Marine Division, inspects a Marine after performing Right-Shoulder Arms.

U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Larnell G. Mills, center, a Martial Arts Instru...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 30, 2004) U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Larnell G. Mills, center, a Martial Arts Instructor Trainer assigned to 3rd Marine Division, inspects a Marine after performing "Right-Shoulder Arms" while i... more

Pfc. Daniel Schluttenhofer, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, fires a M-240G medium machine gun .

Pfc. Daniel Schluttenhofer, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd For...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 01, 2004) Pfc. Daniel Schluttenhofer, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, fires a M-240G medium machine gun down-range aboard the amphibious dock landing ship... more

Gunnery Sgt. Eric T. Baker, left, weapons handler for Headquarters and Service Detachment, 3rd Force Service Support Group, briefs Marines and Sailors on how to fire a M-240G.

Gunnery Sgt. Eric T. Baker, left, weapons handler for Headquarters and...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 01, 2004) Gunnery Sgt. Eric T. Baker, left, weapons handler for Headquarters and Service Detachment, 3rd Force Service Support Group, briefs Marines and Sailors on how to fire a M-240G mediu... more

Pfc. Daniel Schluttenhofer, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, fires a M-240G medium machine gun down-range aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) .

Pfc. Daniel Schluttenhofer, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd For...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 01, 2004) Pfc. Daniel Schluttenhofer, assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, fires a M-240G medium machine gun down-range aboard the amphibious dock landing ship... more

Commanding Officer of the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), Capt. John Sorce render honors during an official ceremony during a port visit to Vladivostok, Russia.

Commanding Officer of the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), ...

Vladivostok, Russia (Jul. 03, 2004) Commanding Officer of the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), Capt. John Sorce, and Commanding Officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) ... more

Official party members conduct a wreath laying ceremony at the Russian Pacific Navy War Glory Memorial in Vladivostok, Russia.

Official party members conduct a wreath laying ceremony at the Russian...

Vladivostok, Russia (Jul. 04, 2004) Official party members assigned to amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63), and Marines from 3rd Marine Expedi... more

 Lance Cpl. Kevin W. Blackwell, assigned to the 9th Engineering Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, shows a young Russian boy from a local orphanage, how an M-240G medium machine gun.

Lance Cpl. Kevin W. Blackwell, assigned to the 9th Engineering Suppor...

Vladivostok, Russia (Jul. 06, 2004) Lance Cpl. Kevin W. Blackwell, assigned to the 9th Engineering Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, shows a young Russian boy from a local orphanage, how an M-... more

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry LSD 49 Commanding Officer, Commander Quintanilla, provides a tour of the ship for General Counsel to the United States in Russia.

Amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry LSD 49 Commanding Offic...

Vladivostok, Russia (Jul. 06, 2004) Amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Commanding Officer, Commander Quintanilla, provides a tour of the ship for General Counsel to the United States in Rus... more

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class William J. Megenney, from Reynolds, Calif., receives weapons training .

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class William J. Megenney, from Reynolds, Calif., re...

Phillipine Sea (Aug. 21, 2004) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class William J. Megenney, from Reynolds, Calif., receives weapons training with an unloaded 9mm pistol from a member of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU)... more

A small boat attached to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) approaches the ship�s stern gate.

A small boat attached to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers ...

Northern Arabian Gulf (Sep. 15, 2004) A small boat attached to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) approaches the ships stern gate. Harpers Ferry is currently operating in the 5th Fleet ... more

Seaman Randal Degroat fires a 50 cal. machine gun during a night fire exercise conducted aboard the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

Seaman Randal Degroat fires a 50 cal. machine gun during a night fire ...

Arabian Gulf (Sep. 21, 2004) Seaman Randal Degroat fires a 50 cal. machine gun during a night fire exercise conducted aboard the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). Harpers Ferry is part of USS Essex ... more

The U.S. Coast Guard Island-class Cutter Maui (WPB 1304), moors along side the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) to conduct a replenishment at sea (RAS).

The U.S. Coast Guard Island-class Cutter Maui (WPB 1304), moors along ...

Arabian Gulf (Sep. 21, 2004) The U.S. Coast Guard Island-class Cutter Maui (WPB 1304), moors along side the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) to conduct a replenishment at sea (RAS). Maui and Harpers... more

Sailors assigned to the Deck Department aboard the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), recover a UH-3H Sea King helicopter assigned to the Fleet Angels of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Two (HC-2).

Sailors assigned to the Deck Department aboard the dock landing ship U...

Arabian Gulf (Sep. 21, 2004) Sailors assigned to the Deck Department aboard the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), recover a UH-3H Sea King helicopter assigned to the Fleet Angels of Helicopter Comba... more

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Devon Williams helps unload mail from a UH-3H Sea King helicopter assigned to the Fleet Angels of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Two (HC-2).

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Devon Williams helps unload mail from a U...

Arabian Gulf (Sep. 21, 2004) U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Devon Williams helps unload mail from a UH-3H Sea King helicopter assigned to the Fleet Angels of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Two (HC-2) during f... more

Sailors assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), speak with local schoolchildren during a recent port visit to Doha, Qatar.

Sailors assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), ...

Doha, Qatar (Oct. 12, 2004) Sailors assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), speak with local schoolchildren during a recent port visit to Doha, Qatar. Presently part of Expeditionary Strik... more

Search and rescue swimmer, Personnelman 3rd Class Gerardo A. Arbulu, gives the thumbs-up signal to be raised out of the water.

Search and rescue swimmer, Personnelman 3rd Class Gerardo A. Arbulu, g...

Arabian Gulf (Oct. 29, 2004) Search and rescue swimmer, Personnelman 3rd Class Gerardo A. Arbulu, gives the thumbs-up signal to be raised out of the water with his victim, "Oscar," during a man overboard drill ... more

Boarding team members from the Royal Australian guided missile frigate HMAS Adelaide (FFG 01) conduct a fast rope exercise from an Australian S-70B-2 Seahawk.

Boarding team members from the Royal Australian guided missile frigate...

Arabian Gulf (Nov. 04, 2004) Boarding team members from the Royal Australian guided missile frigate HMAS Adelaide (FFG 01) conduct a fast rope exercise from an Australian S-70B-2 Seahawk, onto the flight deck o... more

Boarding team members from the Royal Australian guided missile frigate HMAS Adelaide (FFG 01) conduct a fast rope exercise from an Australian S-70B-2 Seahawk.

Boarding team members from the Royal Australian guided missile frigate...

Arabian Gulf (Nov. 04, 2004) Boarding team members from the Royal Australian guided missile frigate HMAS Adelaide (FFG 01) conduct a fast rope exercise from an Australian S-70B-2 Seahawk, onto the flight deck o... more

The coastal patrol ship USS Chinook (PC 9) prepares to moor alongside the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) to conduct a replenishment at sea.

The coastal patrol ship USS Chinook (PC 9) prepares to moor alongside ...

Persian Gulf (Dec. 24, 2004) The coastal patrol ship USS Chinook (PC 9) prepares to moor alongside the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) to conduct a replenishment at sea. Chinook and Harpers Ferry a... more

Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) file aboard a Landing Craft Utility (LCU) on board Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait.

Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) file aboa...

Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait (Feb. 26, 2005) Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) file aboard a Landing Craft Utility (LCU), assigned to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), on board Kuwait Nava... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), safely disembarks the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

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

Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait (Mar. 05, 2005) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), safely disembarks the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (L... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), safely disembarks the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

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

Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait (Mar. 05, 2005) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), safely disembarks the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (L... more

 A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), quickly makes its transit to Kuwait Naval Base (KNB).

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

Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait (Mar. 05, 2005) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), quickly makes its transit to Kuwait Naval Base (KNB) from the amphibious dock landing sh... more

U.S. Navy divers assigned to the Ships Repair Facility/ Japan Regional Maintenance Center, Detachment Sasebo get assistance with their gear in preparation for a diving evolution.

U.S. Navy divers assigned to the Ships Repair Facility/ Japan Regional...

Sasebo, Japan (Jun. 10, 2005) U.S. Navy divers assigned to the Ships Repair Facility/ Japan Regional Maintenance Center, Detachment Sasebo get assistance with their gear in preparation for a diving evolution. T... more

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Greg Early assists Operations Specialist 3rd Class Shane Olson, a diver assigned to Ships Repair Facility/ Japan Regional Maintenance Center, Detachment Sasebo.

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 3rd Class Greg Early assists Operations Spec...

Sasebo, Japan (Jun. 10, 2005) Aviation Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Greg Early assists Operations Specialist 3rd Class Shane Olson, a diver assigned to Ships Repair Facility/ Japan Regional Maintenance Center, Det... more

- Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Aaron Scrimager returns to the dive boat after successfully completing a diving evolution.

- Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Aaron Scrimager returns to ...

Sasebo, Japan (Jun. 10, 2005) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Aaron Scrimager, a diver assigned to Ships Repair Facility/ Japan Regional Maintenance Center, Detachment Sasebo, returns to the dive boat ... more

A pair of Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) 5-ton vehicles, manned by members of Beachmaster Unit One, and Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1627, manned by members of Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), conduct operations.

A pair of Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) 5-ton vehicles, manne...

Sasebo Harbor (Jul. 06, 2005) A pair of Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) 5-ton vehicles, manned by members of Beachmaster Unit One, and Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1627, manned by members of Assault Craft... more

A pair of Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) 5-ton vehicles, manned by members of Beachmaster Unit One, negotiate the well deck of USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

A pair of Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) 5-ton vehicles, manne...

Sasebo Harbor (Jul. 06, 2005) A pair of Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) 5-ton vehicles, manned by members of Beachmaster Unit One, negotiate the well deck of USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). Harpers Ferry is ... more

Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1631, assigned to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), prepares to pull into the well deck aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1631, assigned to Assault Craft Unit One ...

Sasebo Harbor (Jul. 06, 2005) Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1631, assigned to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1), prepares to pull into the well deck aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). Harpers Ferry is currently par... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), makes its approach into the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

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

East China Sea (Jul. 07, 2005) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), makes its approach into the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), makes its approach into the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

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

East China Sea (Jul. 07, 2005) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), makes its approach into the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (... more

Lt.j.g. Jeffrey C. Gando is steadied by Storekeeper Seaman Deandre A. Callahan as he directs an incoming U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra.

Lt.j.g. Jeffrey C. Gando is steadied by Storekeeper Seaman Deandre A. ...

East China Sea (Jul. 08, 2005) Lt.j.g. Jeffrey C. Gando is steadied by Storekeeper Seaman Deandre A. Callahan as he directs an incoming U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra, assigned to the Flying Tigers of Mari... more

A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1N Huey is chained-down on the flight deck.

A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1N Huey is chained-down on the flight deck.

East China Sea (Jul. 08, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1N Huey is chained-down on the flight deck as an AH-1W Super Cobra comes in for a landing on spot two aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Fe... more

Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) make their approach to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expediti...

White Beach, Okinawa (Jul. 09, 2005) Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) make their approach to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers F... more

An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) enters the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expedi...

White Beach, Okinawa (Jul. 09, 2005) An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) enters the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD ... more

An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) enters the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expedi...

White Beach, Okinawa (Jul. 09, 2005) An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) enters the well deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD ... more

A small boat assigned to the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) heads toward White Beach.

A small boat assigned to the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) heads toward W...

White Beach, Okinawa (Jul. 09, 2005) A small boat assigned to the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) heads toward White Beach to act as a safety boat for Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Ex... more

A pair of Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) make their approach to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

A pair of Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marin...

White Beach, Okinawa (Jul. 09, 2005) A pair of Armored Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) make their approach to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS... more

An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) exits the beach en-route to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expedi...

White Beach, Okinawa (Jul. 09, 2005) An Armored Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) exits the beach en-route to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ha... more

The rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) makes her way through the Java Sea en route to Surabaya, Indonesia for the fourth phase of the 2005 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise.

The rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) makes her way throu...

Java Sea (Jul. 24, 2005) The rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) makes her way through the Java Sea en route to Surabaya, Indonesia for the fourth phase of the 2005 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and T... more

A pair of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC) make their way to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

A pair of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC) make their way to the wel...

Java Sea (Jul. 26, 2005) A pair of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC) make their way to the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) with personnel and equipment from the Indones... more

A Sailor assigned to the Beach Master Unit (BMU) Western Pacific directs an Indonesian Marine vehicle off a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

A Sailor assigned to the Beach Master Unit (BMU) Western Pacific direc...

Java Sea (Jul. 27, 2005) A Sailor assigned to the Beach Master Unit (BMU) Western Pacific directs an Indonesian Marine vehicle off a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ha... more

Members of Fleet Activities, Okinawa's drone detachment monitor a BQM-74E aerial drone target during the Indonesia phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training.

Members of Fleet Activities, Okinawa's drone detachment monitor a BQM-...

Java Sea (Jul. 28, 2005) Members of Fleet Activities, Okinawa's drone detachment monitor a BQM-74E aerial drone target during the Indonesia phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) ab... more

Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy R. Spaulding and Personnelman 2nd Class Gerardo Arbulu, both search and rescue swimmers assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), retrieve a BQM-74E aerial drone.

Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy R. Spaulding and Personnelman 2nd Class...

Java Sea (Jul. 28, 2005) Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy R. Spaulding and Personnelman 2nd Class Gerardo Arbulu, both search and rescue swimmers assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), retrieve a BQM-74E aerial ... more

Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy R. Spaulding and Personnelman 2nd Class Gerardo Arbulu retrieve a BQM-74E aerial drone following an air defense exercise.

Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy R. Spaulding and Personnelman 2nd Class...

Java Sea (Jul. 28, 2005) Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy R. Spaulding and Personnelman 2nd Class Gerardo Arbulu, both search and rescue swimmers assigned to USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), retrieve a BQM-74E aerial ... more

Indonesian Navy boarding team members ride one of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry's (LSD 49) small boats from the Indonesian frigate Karel Satsuit Tubin (KST 356) to the guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60).

Indonesian Navy boarding team members ride one of the amphibious dock ...

Java Sea (Jul. 28, 2005) Indonesian Navy boarding team members ride one of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry's (LSD 49) small boats from the Indonesian frigate Karel Satsuit Tubin (KST 356) to ... more

An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200).

An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of th...

South China Sea (Jul. 29, 2005) An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). The ship recently ... more

The guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) comes along side the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

The guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) comes along si...

South China Sea (Jul. 29, 2005) The guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) comes along side the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). Harpers Ferry and Davis are transiting to Br... more

An SH 60B Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light Four Five (HSL-45) detachment one lands onto the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing.

An SH 60B Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Squ...

South China Sea (Aug. 01, 2005) An SH 60B Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light Four Five (HSL-45) detachment one lands onto the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship... more

The rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) moves into position to come along side the guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60).

The rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) moves into position...

Maura, Brunei Darussalam (Aug. 04, 2005) The rescue and salvage ship USS Safeguard (ARS 50) moves into position to come along side the guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) and the guided missile ... more

A Blackhawk helicopter from the Royal Brunei Air Force sits on the deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

A Blackhawk helicopter from the Royal Brunei Air Force sits on the dec...

South China Sea (Aug. 09, 2005) A Blackhawk helicopter from the Royal Brunei Air Force sits on the deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) as Landing Signal Enlisted (LSE) Storek... more

The guided missile destroyers USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) and USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) practice maneuvering drills in the South China Sea.

The guided missile destroyers USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) and USS Pau...

South China Sea (Aug. 14, 2005) USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) and USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) practice maneuvering drills in the South China Sea along with the amphibious transport dock ship USS Harpers Ferry (LS... more

A Sailor walks in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) checking lines just before a towing exercise.

A Sailor walks in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship US...

South China Sea (Aug. 14, 2005) A Sailor walks in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) checking lines just before a towing exercise with the guided missile destroyer USS ... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) and the guided missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) prepare to take part in a tow exercise.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) and the gu...

South China Sea (Aug. 14, 2005) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) and the guided missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) prepare to take part in a tow exercise while at anchor in ... more

From left, Navigator Lt.j.g. Timothy Shugert, Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy Spaulding and Quartermaster 3rd Class Paul R. Keays help navigate the amphibious dock landing ship.

From left, Navigator Lt.j.g. Timothy Shugert, Quartermaster 2nd Class ...

Subic Bay, Philippines (Aug. 15, 2005) From left, Navigator Lt.j.g. Timothy Shugert, Quartermaster 2nd Class Jeremy Spaulding and Quartermaster 3rd Class Paul R. Keays help navigate the amphibious dock landing ... more

Josephine Aglibot, a midwife with the Philippine Navy, explains a patient's situation to U.S. Navy Lt. Erik Modlo.

Josephine Aglibot, a midwife with the Philippine Navy, explains a pati...

San Narciso, Philippines (Aug. 19, 2005) Josephine Aglibot, a midwife with the Philippine Navy, explains a patient's situation to U.S. Navy Lt. Erik Modlo, a doctor assigned to the dock landing ship USS Harper'... more

Gas Turbine Systems Technician 3rd Class Daniel Miranda explains to Philippine Marines how gas turbine engines power U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC).

Gas Turbine Systems Technician 3rd Class Daniel Miranda explains to Ph...

South China Sea (Aug. 20, 2005) Gas Turbine Systems Technician 3rd Class Daniel Miranda explains to Philippine Marines how gas turbine engines power U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC). The Marines wer... more

Philippine Marines take up defensive positions after disembarking U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC) during an amphibious assault training exercise.

Philippine Marines take up defensive positions after disembarking U.S....

San Miguel, Philippines (Aug. 20, 2005) Philippine Marines take up defensive positions after disembarking U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCAC) during an amphibious assault training exercise as part of t... more

 Chief petty officers (CPOs) stand behind the combination covers of the CPO selectees before the pinning ceremony in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

Chief petty officers (CPOs) stand behind the combination covers of th...

Sasebo, Japan (Sep. 16, 2005) Chief petty officers (CPOs) stand behind the combination covers of the CPO selectees before the pinning ceremony in the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Fe... more

Seaman Willaim Schroeder mans the bowhook on one of the ship�s new Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB) on the boat davit aboard the amphibious landing dock USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

Seaman Willaim Schroeder mans the bowhook on one of the ship�s new Rig...

East China Sea (Dec. 11, 2005) Seaman Willaim Schroeder mans the bowhook on one of the ships new Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB) on the boat davit aboard the amphibious landing dock USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Sailors tend a station to station phone line with the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), during a scheduled underway replenishment (UNREP).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Sailors te...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 05, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Sailors tend a station to station phone line with the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), during a scheduled und... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) makes her approach to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) for a scheduled underway replenishment (UNREP).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) makes her ...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 05, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) makes her approach to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) for a scheduled underway replenishment (UNREP). Ess... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) pulls away from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) following a scheduled underway replenishment (UNREP).

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) pulls away from the amph...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 05, 2006) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) pulls away from the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) following a scheduled underway replenishment (UNREP). Ess... more

U.S. Marines assigned to elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31 MEU) board the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

U.S. Marines assigned to elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Uni...

Apra Harbor, Guam (Feb. 09, 2006) U.S. Marines assigned to elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31 MEU) board the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). The three-ship, Sasebo-based... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) perform a stern gate marriage with Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1627.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry...

Apra Harbor, Guam (Feb. 09, 2006) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) perform a stern gate marriage with Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1627. The three-ship, Sasebo-base... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Sailors direct equipment assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) into the well deck.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Sailors di...

Apra Harbor, Guam (Feb. 09, 2006) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) Sailors direct equipment assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) into the well deck. The three-ship, Sa... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored together in Guam to load elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the amphibious dock ...

Apra Harbor, Guam (Feb. 09, 2006) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored together in Guam to load elements of the 31st Marine Expedi... more

Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31 MEU) conduct battle-sight zeroing with M-16�s to adjust the weapon for maximum accuracy on the flight deck of USS Juneau (LPD 10).

Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31 MEU) conduct battle-...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 13, 2006) Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31 MEU) conduct battle-sight zeroing with M-16s to adjust the weapon for maximum accuracy on the flight deck of USS Juneau (LPD 10).... more

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 1st Class Gener Deleon acts as landing signalman enlisted (LSE) for an AH-1W Cobra helicopter ,

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 1st Class Gener Deleon acts as l...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 13, 2006) Aviation Support Equipment Technician 1st Class Gener Deleon acts as landing signalman enlisted (LSE) for an AH-1W Cobra helicopter during flight operations aboard amphibious tran... more

Combat Cargo Marines brace themselves as an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter lands on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harper Ferry (LSD 49).

Combat Cargo Marines brace themselves as an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter ...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 14, 2006) Combat Cargo Marines brace themselves as an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter lands on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harper Ferry (LSD 49). The three-ship, Saseb... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) transit near the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment (UNREP) oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) prior to an UNREP.

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) transit near the Militar...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 15, 2006) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) transit near the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment (UNREP) oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) prior to an UNRE... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Juneau (LPD 10) refuel simultaneously with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the amphibious trans...

Philippine Sea (Feb. 15, 2006) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Juneau (LPD 10) refuel simultaneously with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway rep... more

Members of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) detachment WESTPAC offload equipment from Landing Craft Utility One Six Two Seven (LCU-1627) in the Philippines.

Members of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) detachment WESTPAC offload equ...

Subic Bay, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) Members of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) detachment WESTPAC offload equipment from Landing Craft Utility One Six Two Seven (LCU-1627) in the Philippines. The three-ship, Sa... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) underway in preparation for Exercise Ballicatan 2006.

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) underway in preparation ...

Off the coast of the Republic of Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) underway in preparation for Exercise Ballicatan 2006. Essex along with the dock landing ship USS Harper... more

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), right, and amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) prepare to get underway shortly after arriving in Subic Bay, Philippines.

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), right, and amphibiou...

Subic Bay, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), right, and amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) prepare to get underway shortly after arriving in Subic Bay, Philipp... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) returns to sea shortly after arriving in Subic Bay, Philippines.

The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) returns to sea shortly a...

Sibuyan Sea (Feb. 17, 2006) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) returns to sea shortly after arriving in Subic Bay, Philippines. Essex along with the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) were ... more

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) prepares to moor pier-side.

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) prepares to moor pier...

Subic Bay, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) prepares to moor pier-side. Later that same day, Harpers Ferry returned to sea along with the amphibious assault ship USS... more

A member of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) loads equipment onto Landing Craft Utility One Six Two Seven (LCU-1627) in the Philippines.

A member of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) loads equipment onto Landing ...

Subic Bay, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) A member of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) loads equipment onto Landing Craft Utility One Six Two Seven (LCU-1627) in the Philippines. The three-ship, Sasebo-based Forward D... more

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored pier-side.

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored pier-side.

Subic Bay, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored pier-side. Later that same day, Harpers Ferry returned to sea along with the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LH... more

A member of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) Detachment WESTPAC guides Landing Craft Utility One Six Two Seven (LCU-1627) in the Philippines.

A member of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) Detachment WESTPAC guides Lan...

Subic Bay, Philippines (Feb. 17, 2006) A member of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) Detachment WESTPAC guides Landing Craft Utility One Six Two Seven (LCU-1627) in the Philippines. The three-ship, Sasebo-based Forw... more