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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 25, 2017

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 25, 2017

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 25, 2017. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

Navy, Coast Guard Evaluating Hurricane Irma Damage to Facilities, Ports

Navy, Coast Guard Evaluating Hurricane Irma Damage to Facilities, Ports

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Ray Clark signals to raise an aircraft elevator in the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD) 7 as part of preparations for potential humanitarian relief efforts on Sept. 11, 2017. US Navy Photo

The Navy’s Hurricane Irma relief effort is ramping up as more ships position off the coast of Florida and teams arrive on land to deliver supplies and assess damage, the service said on Wednesday. Read More

Helos from USS Abraham Lincoln Now Delivering Food and Water to Hurricane Irma Victims

Helos from USS Abraham Lincoln Now Delivering Food and Water to Hurricane Irma Victims

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Oliver Martin and Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Parker Eastman, assigned to the Spartans of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72, load boxes of water onto an MH-60R Sea Hawk from the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) on Sept. 11, 2017. US Navy Photo

Positioned off the coast of Florida, helicopters from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) are now delivering food and water to Florida as part of the Hurricane Irma relief effort. 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

Kearsarge ARG, 26th MEU Return to East Coast; Artillery Detachment Remains in Iraq

Kearsarge ARG, 26th MEU Return to East Coast; Artillery Detachment Remains in Iraq

 U.S. Marines with Task Force Spartan, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), on Fire Base Bell, Iraq, fire an M777A2 Howitzer at an ISIS infiltration route March 18, 2016. US Marine Corps Photo

U.S. Marines with Task Force Spartan, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), on Fire Base Bell, Iraq, fire an M777A2 Howitzer at an ISIS infiltration route March 18, 2016. US Marine Corps Photo

THE PENTAGON — Sailors and Marines assigned to the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will begin returning from a seven-month deployment to the Middle East starting today, according to a statement from the 26th MEU. Read More

Kearsarge ARG Deploys for Europe, Middle East Operations

Kearsarge ARG Deploys for Europe, Middle East Operations

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.

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