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    Makin Island New Years Ball Drop [Image 58 of 97]

    Makin Island New Years Ball Drop


    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 1, 2023) – Sailors, and Marines with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, celebrate the new year on vultures row aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), Jan. 1, 2023. Makin Island is designed to field an integrated amphibious force that can support operational commanders around the globe with both strike and amphibious capabilities. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, comprised of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations with the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit to enhance interoperability with Allies and partners and serve as a ready-response force to defend peace and maintain stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua Martinez)


    Date Taken: 12.31.2022
    Date Posted: 01.12.2023 01:07
    Photo ID: 7585074
    VIRIN: 221231-N-EI127-1150
    Resolution: 3423x4480
    Size: 948.76 KB
    Location: SOUTH CHINA SEA

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