06/18/2017: U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (may 13, 2017)- USS Bataan (LHD 5) performs a connected replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) while underway.
Bataan and its ready group are deployed to U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region.
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY
Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Raymond J Minami
USS Bataan (LHD 5)