An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU), launches from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) on Nov. 19, 2015. US Navy Photo
Naval forces resumed air strikes against the Islamic State this week after a one-month pause in participation in Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the Navy announced today. Read More
Children wave goodbye to their father, Lt. Chris Robinson, deploying aboard the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24). Arlington deployed as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group on Oct. 6, 2015. US Navy photo.
The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed Oct. 6 from the East Coast for a deployment to the Middle East. Read More
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3), left, leads the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD-17) on June 16, 2013. US Navy Photo
Marines on two amphibious warships in the Red Sea have not been given tasking to respond to the growing unrest in Egypt, Navy and Marine Corps officials told USNI News on Friday.
“There hasn’t been an official tasking,” Marine Capt. Eric Flanagan at the Pentagon told USNI News.
“They’re not getting ready to go into Egypt.” Read More
USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) pulls away from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story on March, 11 2013. US Navy Photo
Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group left Monday for a Middle East and Mediterranean deployment, the Navy announced. Read More
USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5), center, conducts a dual replenishment-at-sea with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and the amphibious landing dock ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) on Feb 13. US Navy Photo
The deployment of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group is being pushed back until Monday due to weather, a U.S. Fleet Forces spokesman told USNI News on Friday. Read More
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) in February. US Navy Photo
Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will depart for a Middle East and the Mediterranean deployment on Friday, U.S. Fleet Forces told USNI News on Wednesday. Read More