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Navy, Marine Corps Providing Around-the-Clock Hurricane Maria Relief

Navy, Marine Corps Providing Around-the-Clock Hurricane Maria Relief

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Logan Parkinson, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1), escorts evacuees during humanitarian aid operations on the island of Dominica following the landfall of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 24, 2017. US Navy Photo

THE PENTAGON — Navy and Marine Corps are working to reopen airfields and clear debris from the main roads of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as part of the ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts. Read More

VIDEO: USS Kearsarge Underway for Hurricane Harvey Relief Operations

VIDEO: USS Kearsarge Underway for Hurricane Harvey Relief Operations

The following is U.S. Navy video of USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) departing Naval Station Norfolk and taking on aircraft, fuel and supplies on its way to support relief operations following Hurricane Harvey. The amphibious warship is underway with USS Oak Hill and elements of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Read More

Navy Prepping USS Kearsarge, USS Oak Hill for Post Hurricane Harvey Humanitarian Mission

Navy Prepping USS Kearsarge, USS Oak Hill for Post Hurricane Harvey Humanitarian Mission

USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) (right) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) (left) transit alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO-196) on April 7, 2016. US Navy Photo

The Navy is preparing USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) and USS Oak Hill (LSD-51) to assist ongoing recovery efforts in the Texas and Louisiana gulf coast region following Hurricane Harvey, officials told USNI News on Tuesday. Read More