USS Kearsarge in 5th Fleet AOR

08/20/2013
08/20/2013: USS Kearsarge in 5th Fleet AOR [slidepress gallery='uss-kearsarge-in-5th-fleet-aor'] Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/14/13 In the first photo, U.S. Marines assigned to combat cargo prepare to secure an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadon (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), at sea, June 14, 2013. In the…

USS Kearsarge Operations

07/20/2013
05720/2013: USS Kearsarge Operations [slidepress gallery='uss-kearsarge-operations'] Credit: USS Kearsarge:5/23/13 In the first two photos, a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit 4 approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine…

Flight Ops Aboard the USS Kearsarge

07/19/2013
07/19/2013: A UH-1N Huey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares to land on the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) after conducting flight operations, at sea, July 13, 2013. [slidepress gallery='flight-ops-aboard-the-uss-kearsarge'] Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:7/13/13 The 26th MEU is…

USS Kearsarge Flight Deck Time Lapse

07/17/2013
07/17/2013: A time-lapse of aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced). 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and U.S. Navy MH-60s assigned to USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge, at sea, July 13, 2013.  The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task…

Osprey Nighttime Flight Operations

07/06/2013
07/06/2013: An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), during nighttime flight operations at sea, June 27, 2013.  The 26th MEU is a Marine Air Ground Task Force forward deployed to the U.S. 5th…

The Amphibious Fleet Dockside: Preparing for the Next Mission

03/22/2012
03/22/2012: During a visit to the USNS Robert E Peary, T-AKE ship, which participated in Bold Alligator 2012, various key elements of the Amphibious fleet were dockside.  On the right side of the Peary was the USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO-195), a fleet oiler.  To the left of the T-AKE ship…