Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS New York Hosts Change of Command

MC2 Amanda E. Cabasos, USS New York (LPD 21) Public Affairs Mayport Mirror USS New York (LPD 21) held a change of command ceremony on the flight deck while underway in the Gulf of Aden, May 1. Capt. Christopher W. Brunett, from Buffalo, New York, turned over command of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship to […]

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An unlikely Marine duet

Cpl. Todd Michalek Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System USS NEW YORK, At Sea – The sound of two guitars, woven together seamlessly with a smooth baritone voice, echoes through the darkened passageways of the USS New York. But it’s not a recording coming out of a cheap speaker; it’s two Marines creating music in […]

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USS New York assists in rescue of Saudi airmen from water south of Yemen

Associated Press WASHINGTON — A Defense Department official says U.S. forces rescued two Saudi airmen after they ejected from an F-15 fighter jet over waters south of Yemen, where Saudi Arabia is leading airstrikes against Iran-allied Houthi rebels. The official says a U.S. helicopter flew Thursday from neighboring Djibouti to the Gulf of Aden and […]

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