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    Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

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    15th MEU Marines, Sailors depart Cold Bay, Alaska during Northern Edge 2021

    15th MEU Marines, Sailors depart Cold...

    05.10.21 | Sgt Sarah Stegall | 15MEUPA
    210510-M-PQ459-2164 COLD BAY, ALASKA (May 10, 2021) – U.S. Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion 79 assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5 arrives at Cold...
    Northern Edge 2021

    Northern Edge 2021

    05.08.21 | PO3 David Zeigler | USSSomLPD-25
    210508-N-JC800-1037 NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2021) – U.S. Marines board a U.S. Marine UH-1Y Venom, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    05.06.21 | PO3 Ethan Morrow | USSMI
    210506-N-LD903-2219 GULF OF ALASKA (May 6, 2021) – U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Justin Tyler directs an F-35B...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    05.04.21 | PO2 Michael Lieberknecht | USSMI
    NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN (May 3, 2021) – U.S. Marines with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit board an MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    05.01.21 | PO3 Ethan Morrow | USSMI
    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 1, 2021) – U.S. Navy Damage Controlman 2nd Class Russell Santos, left, and Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Wendell Timonio...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    04.14.21 | PO3 Ethan Morrow | USSMI
    210414-N-LD903-1150 PACIFIC OCEAN (April 14, 2021) – A U.S. Airbus H225 Super Puma helicopter places cargo on the flight deck of the amphibious...
    Strait of Hormuz Transit

    Strait of Hormuz Transit

    03.24.21 | PO2 Brandon Woods | USSSD
    210324-N-FO865-1008 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (March 24, 2021) – Ensigns Margaret Brady, left, and Kellyn Abbanat track surface contacts using radar...
    15th MEU Marines, Sailors conduct VBSS training aboard USS Lewis B Puller

    15th MEU Marines, Sailors conduct VBSS...

    03.19.21 | Sgt Sarah Stegall | 15MEUPA
    210319-M-PQ459-1449 ARABIAN GULF (March 19, 2021) - U.S. Marines assigned to the All-Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 15th Marine Expeditionary...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    03.19.21 | SN Nadia Lund | USSMI
    210319-N-IV962-2105 ARABIAN SEA (March 19, 2021) – U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Nami Dyer examines bomb equipment aboard the...
    USS Makin Island Underway

    USS Makin Island Underway

    03.19.21 | PO3 Aaron Sperle | USSMI
    210319-N-GA608-1117 ARABIAN SEA (March 19, 2021) – U.S. Navy Damage Controlman 3rd Class Pierre Lapierre refills self-contained breathing...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    01.27.21 | PO2 Jeremy Laramore | USSMI
    INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 27, 2021) – U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Leo Gonzales directs the movement of a U.S. Marine...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    01.27.21 | PO2 Jacob Bergh | USSMI
    INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 27, 2021) – U.S. Navy Seaman Armonte Galloway participates in a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS...
    USS Makin Island Underway

    USS Makin Island Underway

    01.23.21 | PO3 Aaron Sperle | USSMI
    210123-N-GA608-1181 INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 23, 2021) – U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Skyler Campbell directs a U.S....
    USS Makin Island Underway

    USS Makin Island Underway

    01.19.21 | PO3 Aaron Sperle | USSMI
    INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 19, 2021) – U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Nathaniel Hinkle, an MV-22 Osprey flight line mechanic assigned to Marine Medium...
    15th MEU, USS Somerset corpsmen conduct walking blood bank

    15th MEU, USS Somerset corpsmen conduct...

    01.05.21 | LCpl Mackenzie Binion | 15MEUPA
    210105-M-UV498-1119 INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 5, 2021) – U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Benjamin Glacken with Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 15th...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    12.22.20 | PO2 Jacob Bergh | USSMI
    201222-N-LR905-1307 INDIAN OCEAN (Dec. 22, 2020) - A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164...
    15th MEU Marines depart USS Makin Island for live-fire exercises

    15th MEU Marines depart USS Makin Island...

    11.18.20 | LCpl Mackenzie Binion | 15MEUPA
    201118-M-UV498-1449 PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 18, 2020) – U.S. Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) direct an...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    11.14.20 | PO3 Aaron Sperle | USSMI
    201114-N-GA608-1020 PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 14, 2020) –Sailors and Marines create their own holiday cards during a Morale, Welfare, and Recreation...
    15th MEU Marines, Sailors participate in deck shoot aboard USS Makin Island

    15th MEU Marines, Sailors participate in...

    11.14.20 | LCpl Mackenzie Binion | 15MEUPA
    201114-M-UV498-1422 PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 14, 2020) – A U.S. Marine with the All-Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit,...

    67 Featured Videos

    USS Makin Island Returns From Deployment

    USS Makin Island Returns From Deployment

    05.23.21 | PO3 Casey Trietsch | COM-US3rdFleet
    210523-N-BH414-1001 SAN DIEGO (May 23, 2021) Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) returns to Naval Base San Diego. Makin Island, lead...
    15th MEU Marines, Sailors participate in Northern Edge 2021

    15th MEU Marines, Sailors participate in...

    05.13.21 | Sgt Desiree D King | 15MEUPA
    210513-M-JO645-1001 COLD BAY, ALASKA (May 13, 2021) – U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit participate in Northern...
    15th MEU Marines refuel F15C at FARP during Northern Edge 2021

    15th MEU Marines refuel F15C at FARP...

    05.11.21 | Sgt Sarah Stegall | 15MEUPA
    210511-M-PQ459-2001 COLD BAY, ALASKA (May 11, 2021) – U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced), 15th Marine...
    USS Somerset conducts air operations in support of Northern Edge 21

    USS Somerset conducts air operations in...

    05.08.21 | Cpl Brendan Mullin | 15MEUPA
    210508-M-JX780-2001 GULF OF ALASKA (May 8, 2021) – U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced), 15th Marine...
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    4,034 Featured Images

    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    06.29.21 | PO3 Ethan Morrow | USSMI
    210629-N-LD903-1038 SAN DIEGO (June 29, 2021) – Sailors heave around lines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Makin...
    Makin Island Underway

    Makin Island Underway

    06.29.21 | PO3 Ethan Morrow | USSMI
    210521-N-LD903-2049 SAN DIEGO (June 29, 2021) – The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) transits through San Diego Bay. Makin...
    USS Makin Island Memorial Day

    USS Makin Island Memorial Day

    06.01.21 | PO2 Michael Lieberknecht | USSMI
    210531-N-AO823-1124 SAN DIEGO (May 31, 2021) – Gunner’s Mates 3rd Class Zachary Rowe, left, and 2nd Class Clayton Chapman reload an MK 11...
    USS Makin Island Memorial Day

    USS Makin Island Memorial Day

    06.01.21 | PO2 Michael Lieberknecht | USSMI
    210531-N-AO823-1115 SAN DIEGO (May 31, 2021) – Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Zachary Rowe waits for the signal to fire an MK 11 saluting mount...
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    27 Featured Stories

    15th Marine Expeditionary Unit welcomes Australian Regular Army Captain Street

    15th Marine Expeditionary Unit welcomes...

    05.28.21 | LCpl Mackenzie Binion | 15MEUPA
    Liam Street, a native of Hobart Tasmania and a captain in the Australian Regular Army, is serving in the most unique position of his 13-year...
    Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group returns to San Diego

    Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group...

    05.23.21 | Courtesy Story | COM-US3rdFleet
    USS Makin Island (LHD 8), USS San Diego (LPD 22) and USS Somerset (LPD 25) returned to port at Naval Base San Diego, May 23, concluding a...
    15th MEU Marines, Sailors return from seven-month deployment

    15th MEU Marines, Sailors return from...

    05.21.21 | GySgt Alicia Leaders | 15MEUPA
    U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit embraced their loved ones after returning to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton,...
    Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit returns from 7-month deployment

    Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, 15th...

    05.21.21 | Courtesy Story | COM-US3rdFleet
    More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) return to their San Diego homeport this weekend, concluding a...
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    2 Featured Graphics

    Happy MEU Year

    Happy MEU Year

    01.04.21 | Sgt Desiree D King | 15MEUPA
    A social media graphic for 2021. (U.S. Marine Corps graphic by Sgt. Desiree King)
    MKI ARG 15TH MEU Logo

    MKI ARG 15TH MEU Logo

    01.03.21 | PO2 Jacob Bergh | USSMI
    201014-N-LR905-3001 San Diego USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (U.S. Navy graphic by Mass Communications Specialist...