The MEU’s Ground Combat Element

05/07/2018
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (April 14, 2018)  U.S. Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) maintain mission readiness aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21) April 14, 2018.  Marines conduct mission rehearsals to maintain a constant state of…

24th MEU Marines Depart USS New York for French Bilateral Training in Djibouti

05/20/2015
05//2015: Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Dennis Lewis watches a landing craft air cushion return to the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) after transporting 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit gear and personnel assigned to Djibouti for bilateral training with the French, May 6, 2015.…

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…

Amphibious Ships Return to Norfolk

10/05/2011
10/05/2011: Amphibious Ships Return to Norfolk [slidepress gallery='amphibious-ships-return-to-norfolk'] Credit: USN Visual Service: 8/31/2011 In photos, 1-3 and 5, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp and amphibious transport dock ships USS New York and USS San Antonio transit in formation during a training exercise. The ships are returning to Norfolk after…