Sailors and Marines take part in the MURPH exercise

200525-N-GR168-1281 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Molly Bueide, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), runs during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)
200525-N-GR168-1281 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Molly Bueide, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), runs during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1281 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Molly Bueide, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), runs during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200622-N-GR168-1145 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 22, 2020) Capt. Pete Kennedy, the commanding officer of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), speaks to Sailors during an all hands call on the flight deck aboard New York, June 22, 2020. New York is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)
200622-N-GR168-1145 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 22, 2020) Capt. Pete Kennedy, the commanding officer of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), speaks to Sailors during an all hands call on the flight deck aboard New York, June 22, 2020. New York is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200622-N-GR168-1139 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 22, 2020) Sailors assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) clap for Sailors who received their enlisted surface warfare specialist qualification during an all-hands call on the flight deck aboard New York, June 22, 2020. New York is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200622-N-GR168-1062 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 22, 2020) Damage Controlman 3rd Class Julia Dowd pins an enlisted surface warfare specialist pin on Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Sharonrose Joseph, both assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), during an all-hands call on the flight deck aboard New York, June 22, 2020. New York is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200622-N-GR168-1059 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 22, 2020) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) 1st Class Luis Sanchez pins an enlisted surface warfare specialist pin on Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) 3rd Class Stuart Price, both assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), during an all-hands call on the flight deck aboard New York, June 22, 2020. New York is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200619-N-GR168-1064 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 19, 2020) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) 1st Class Luis Sanchez, assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), signals to an AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), to engage the propeller on the flight deck aboard New York, June 19, 2020. New York is conducting operations in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200525-N-GR168-1360 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Christian Philson, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), performs a push-up during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1301 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Sgt. Morgan Eggleston, assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/8), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), runs during the Memorial Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1281 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Molly Bueide, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), runs during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1269 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Richard Yeboah, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), performs a pull up during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1249 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Electronic Technician 1st Class Lauren Evans, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), sings the national anthem before the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1245 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Lt. Nicholas Driscoll, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), tells Sailors and Marines about Lt. Michael Murphy during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York flight deck, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1152 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Seaman Sean Lesane, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), performs a pull-up during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the New York, May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

200525-N-GR168-1039 ARABIAN GULF (May 25, 2020) Staff Sgt. Patricia Morris, assigned to, the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), performs a push up during the Memorial Day Murph Challenge, a fitness challenge in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, held on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), May 25, 2020. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is 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 the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie)

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