LCAC Recovery

06/14/2014
06/14/2014: Marines with Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines (BLT 2/1), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, unload a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) aboard the USS Makin Island during Amphibious Squadron Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training (PMINT) off the coast of San Diego, Calif., April 9, 2014.  PMINT is a…

USS Makin Island Amphibious Squadron Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training

06/03/2014
06/03/2014:The photos in this slideshow highlight Amphibious Squadron Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training (PMINT) off the coast of San Diego, Calif., April 9, 2014.  PMINT is a two-week predeployment training event focused on the combined capabilities of the MEU and Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and…

USS Makin Island Flight Deck Operations

06/01/2014
04/09/2014: USS Makin Island Flight Deck Operations during Amphibious Squadron Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training off of the coast of San Diego.   [slidepress gallery='uss-makin-island'] Credit:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit:4/7/14 In the first photo, aircraft with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the USS Makin Island land on the flight deck during…

USMC Amphibious Operations

11/30/2011
11/30/2011: The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 8 conducted their first at-sea training evolution during the PHIBRON/MEU Integration Training exercise, known as PMINT, which was scheduled for Oct. 24 to Nov. 3, on board the amphibious assault ships USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and USS Gunston Hall…