USS Oak Hill Deployment

200317-N-VP266-1023 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655 transits the Red Sea during well deck operations with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)
200317-N-VP266-1023 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655 transits the Red Sea during well deck operations with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200317-N-VP266-1023 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655 transits the Red Sea during well deck operations with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200323-N-VP266-1078 RED SEA (March 23, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) steady a pallet of cargo during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), March 23, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)
200323-N-VP266-1078 RED SEA (March 23, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) steady a pallet of cargo during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), March 23, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200323-N-VP266-1057 RED SEA (March 23, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Azia Saysavang, left, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), steadies a pallet of cargo during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), March 23, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200323-N-VP266-1036 RED SEA (March 23, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) steady a pallet of cargo during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), March 23, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200323-N-VP266-1014 RED SEA (March 23, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Jhoneekeli Dishmon, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), directs a forklift while moving cargo during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), March 23, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200322-N-VP266-1110 RED SEA (March 22, 2020) An MV-22B Osprey, attached to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 22, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200322-N-VP266-1094 RED SEA (March 22, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) lay out a fuel line on the ship’s flight deck during flight operations, March 22, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200322-N-VP266-1083 RED SEA (March 22, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) transfer fuel to an MV-22B Osprey, attached to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), during flight operations, March 22, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200322-N-VP266-1078 RED SEA (March 22, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and a Marine assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) connect a fuel line to an MV-22B Osprey, attached to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), during flight operations, March 22, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200322-N-VP266-1068 RED SEA (March 22, 2020) An MV-22B Osprey, attached to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), lands on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 22, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200321-N-VP266-1237 RED SEA (March 21, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) transit the Red Sea in rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIB) during small-boat operations, March 21, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200321-N-VP266-1233 RED SEA (March 21, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) transit the Red Sea in rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIB) during small-boat operations, March 21, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200321-N-VP266-1225 RED SEA (March 21, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) transit the Red Sea in rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIB) during small-boat operations, March 21, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200321-N-VP266-1186 RED SEA (March 21, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) transit the Red Sea in a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) during small-boat operations, March 21, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200321-N-VP266-1164 RED SEA (March 21, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) prepare to lower a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) during small-boat operations, March 21, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200321-N-VP266-1158 RED SEA (March 21, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) steady a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) during small-boat operations, March 21, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200320-N-VP266-1112 RED SEA (March 20, 2020) Cmdr. Rod Jacobo, the commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), speaks to Sailors assigned to the Oak Hill during an award ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, March 20, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200320-N-VP266-1108 RED SEA (March 20, 2020) Cmdr. Rod Jacobo, the commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), speaks to Sailors assigned to the Oak Hill during an award ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, March 20, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200320-N-VP266-1027 RED SEA (March 20, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Sergio Camor, right, pins an enlisted surface warfare specialist insignia onto the uniform of Seaman Austin Siu, left, both assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 20, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200319-N-VP266-1044 RED SEA (March 19, 2020) Yeoman 3rd Class James Weber, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), applies a material condition tag to a fuse box while conducting shipboard maintenance, March 19, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200319-N-VP266-1042 RED SEA (March 19, 2020) Yeoman 3rd Class James Weber, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), reviews a material condition tag while conducting shipboard maintenance, March 19, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200319-N-VP266-1022 RED SEA (March 19, 2020) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Servando Mendez, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), uses a needle gun to chip paint off of the ship’s deck during ship preservation efforts, March 19, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200319-N-VP266-1011 RED SEA (March 19, 2020) Information System Technician 3rd Class Salvatore Gelone, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), uses a grinder to sand down paint off the ship’s deck during ship preservation efforts, March 19, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200318-N-VP266-1080 RED SEA (March 18, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Carmen Baez, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), paints a bulkhead during ship preservation efforts, March 18, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200318-N-VP266-1059 RED SEA (March 18, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) move a stack of cargo with a forklift during flight deck operations, March 18, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200318-N-VP266-1048 RED SEA (March 18, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) move a stack of cargo with a forklift during flight deck operations, March 18, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200318-N-VP266-1044 RED SEA (March 18, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) move a stack of cargo during flight deck operations, March 18, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200318-N-VP266-1039 RED SEA (March 18, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) remove a net from a stack of cargo during flight deck operations, March 18, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200317-N-VP266-1031 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655 transits the Red Sea during well deck operations with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200317-N-VP266-1023 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655 transits the Red Sea during well deck operations with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200317-N-VP266-1016 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, (MEU) detach a line connected to Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655, during well deck operations, March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200317-N-VP266-1005 RED SEA (March 17, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) detach a line connected to Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1655, during well deck operations, March 17, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200316-N-VP266-1031 RED SEA (March 16, 2020) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Stephen Barnett, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), fires an M4 carbine during a live-fire training on the ship’s flight deck, March 16, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200316-N-VP266-1015 RED SEA (March 16, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Alfred Edwards, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), fires an M4 carbine during a live-fire training on the ship’s flight deck, March 16, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200316-N-VP266-1013 RED SEA (March 16, 2020) Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) fire M4 carbines during a live-fire training on the ship’s flight deck, March 16, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200316-N-VP266-1011 RED SEA (March 16, 2020) Lt. j. g. Zachary Dial, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), fires an M4 carbine during a live-fire training on the ship’s flight deck, March 16, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200316-N-VP266-1003 RED SEA (March 16, 2020) Chief Gunner’s Mate Jason Stokes, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), fires an M4 carbine during a live-fire training on the ship’s flight deck, March 16, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200315-N-VP266-1054 RED SEA (March 15, 2020) Lance Cpl. Myles Spiegel, assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), performs a squat during a weightlifting competition aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 15, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200315-N-VP266-1043 RED SEA (March 15, 2020) Cpl. Jordan Ketcherside, assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), performs a dead lift during a weightlifting competition in the gym of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 15, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

200315-N-VP266-1037 RED SEA (March 15, 2020) Sgt. Landon Bruffett, assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), performs a dead lift during a weightlifting competition aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), March 15, 2020. Oak Hill, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th MEU, is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Griffin Kersting)

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*