V-22 Osprey Aboard USS Ashland During Philippine Relief Effort

11/25/2013
11/25/2013: In this video, we see the V-22 Osprey, for the first time to ever land and take-off aboard the USS Ashland (LSD-48).   It was doing so while the ship was underway in the Leyte Gulf, Philippines. USS Ashland (LSD-48) is a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship of the…

Amphibious Operational Moments at Sea

10/06/2012
10/06/2012: Amphibious Operational Moments at Sea  [slidepress gallery='amphibious-moments-at-sea'] Credit:Amphibious Squadron 11:9/1/12 In the first photo, Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct open ocean operations using combat rubber raiding crafts. Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), commanded by Capt. Daniel Dusek, is the lead ship of the…

PHIBRON 11, USS Tortuga, Japan

09/02/2012
09/02/2012: PHIBRON 11, USS Tortuga, JapanIn [slidepress gallery='phibron'] Credit: USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6):8/30/12 In the first photo, Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, climb aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), during a sea-to-ship Combat Rubber Raiding Craft training operation.The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready…