Amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), transit the Strait of Hormuz, Feb. 5.
Somerset, part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, and the 15th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.
STRAIT OF HORMUZ
Video by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit