Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS Arlington kicks off March madness with basketball tournament

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stevie Tate of the USS Arlington writes from the Arabian Gulf about the ship’s recent March Madness basketball tournament. After a two-day tournament, Supply Logistics (S-1) Division won the championship. Arlington is part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and is halfway through their current deployment. The ship honors the 184 people […]

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Arlington Sailors, Marines volunteer in Abu Dhabi

On Febrary 25, 2016, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kaleb R. Staples, aboard USS Arlington, writes in America’s Navy of 41 sailors from the ship spending two days painting a local church center in Abu Dhabi Seaman Kiersten L. Hostetter siad of the work, “I’m here for the experience, and to get a better understanding of […]

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U.S. Marines teach Japanese forces how to fight from the sea in expanded Iron Fist exercise

Marines from Camp Pendleton are teaching Japanese soldiers from the Western Army Infantry Regiment of Japan about amphibious warfare. The soldiers will train aboard the USS Somerset, writes Gidget Fuentes of the US Naval Institute on January 25, 2016.

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