Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS New York homecoming 

MAYPORT, Fla.- Lt. j.g. Chris Boniwell from the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) kisses his wife after arriving into homeport Naval Station Mayport. New York, part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group/24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is returning from a seven-month deployment after supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation […]

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USS Arlington begins COMPTUEX

Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Stevie Tate USS Arlington (LPD 24) Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN, USS Arlington – The amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) departed Naval Station Norfolk to begin Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), July 15, as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG). COMPTUEX is the final in a series […]

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USS New York will return home after 8-month deployment

Christy Turner WOKV TV Jacksonville, FL —More than 360 sailors aboard the USS New York will be reunited with their families after an eight-month deployment at sea Sunday. Bill Austin, the Naval Station Mayport Public Affairs Officer, says there’s a lot of excitement surrounding their arrival at Naval Station Mayport. “Many of them [family members] […]

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