Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

Marine Runs Marathon on Treadmill aboard USS New York

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Thomas Heemer, the logistics officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, poses with his Marine Corps Marathon bib on “Broadway,” a passageway aboard the USS New York, Oct. 26, 2014. Courtesy photo

By Marine Corps 1st Lt. Joshua Larson American Forces Press Service ABOARD USS NEW YORK AT SEA – He was perhaps the very first finisher of the 39th Marine Corps Marathon, but he didn’t finish anywhere near Arlington, Virginia. Instead, he finished at sea aboard the USS New York — on a treadmill. Marine Corps 1st […]

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At sea, USS Arlington remembers September 11

USS Arlington's (LPD 24) color guard bows their heads as the names are read of the 184 victims who perished in the crash at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Arlington held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held in the Main Vehicle Stowage area while the ship operates in the Virginia Capes Operating Area. (U.S. Navy photo by Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Brian Usler)

By Lt. j.g. Laura Price, USS Arlington Public Affairs Navy Media Content Services ATLANTIC OCEAN – USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors and Marines held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 13th anniversary of September 11 while underway off the Atlantic Coast. The morning of September 11, 2001, five hijackers on American Airlines Flight 77 forcibly commandeered […]

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Overboard USS New York Sailor Rescued after Five Hours in Atlantic

USS New York (LPD 21) transits in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in October 2012. US Navy Photo

By Sam LaGrone USNI News A sailor who fell off amphibious warship USS New York (LPD-21) on September 11 was recovered safely after a five-hour search off the coast of South Carolina, U.S. Fleet Forces Command told USNI News on late Friday afternoon. A MH-60R from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron “Grandmasters” (HSM-46) assigned to the guided […]

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