USS Green Bay in Valiant Shield 2016

10/15/2016

10/15/2016: WATERS NEAR GUAM (Sept. 18, 2016) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay launches a rolling airframe missile (RAM) for a live-fire exercise during Valiant Shield 2016.

Valiant Shield 2016 is a biennial, U.S.-only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces.

Green Bay, part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is participating in Valiant Shield in an effort to increase naval integration and joint capabilities in the event of conflict, contingency, or disaster relief.

Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne:Commander Task Force 76,

Expeditionary Strike Group 7:09.18.2016