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    USS Bataan (LHD 5)      

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    Missile Deck

    Missile Deck

    12.01.2021 | Photo by Seaman Darren Newell
    211201-N-LZ839-1278 NORFOLK, VA. (December, 1, 2021) - Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) conduct maintenance on...
    Bataan Chief Pinning

    Bataan Chief Pinning

    11.19.2021 | Photo by Seaman Matthew Brown
    211119-N-HA192-1439 NORFOLK, VA. (November 19, 2021) Chief Aircrew Survival Equipmentman Philip Velasco, assigned to the amphibious assault ship...
    Bataan Chief Pinning

    Bataan Chief Pinning

    11.19.2021 | Photo by Seaman Matthew Brown
    211119-N-HA192-1186 NORFOLK, VA. (November 19, 2021) Chief Retail Specialists Marquail Alford, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan...

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    USS Bataan Celebrates 246th Navy Birthday

    10.13.2021 | Story by Chief Petty Officer Justin Ailes
    USS Bataan Celebrates 246th Navy Birthday By USS Bataan Public Affairs NORFOLK, Va. – The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) held a celebration on the mess decks to commemorate the United States Navy’s 246th Birthday. The ceremony included a speech from the Commanding Officer, Capt. Joseph Murphy III, cake cutting and a rendition of “Anchors Aweigh” by the Bataan Chief Petty Officer Selcectees.

    USS Bataan Holds Change of Command

    10.07.2021 | Story by Chief Petty Officer Justin Ailes
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: USS Bataan Holds Change of Command By Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW/AW) Justin L. Ailes 7 October 2021 NORFOLK, Va. – Capt. Joseph Murphy relieved Capt. Bryan Carmichael as commanding officer, USS Bataan (LHD 5) during a change of command ceremony held Oct. 7, aboard Bataan.

    USS Bataan Celebrates Pride Month

    06.21.2021 | Story by Seaman Apprentice Travis Decker
    USS Bataan Celebrates Pride Month By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class T. Levi Decker NORFOLK, Va. – The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) held a LGBTQ+ Pride Month Celebration on the mess decks of the barge on June 21, 2021.

    Bataan Celebrates the Holidays

    12.15.2020 | Story by Chief Petty Officer Justin Ailes
    Bataan Celebrates the Holidays By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levi Decker PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) held a Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) holiday raffle, Dec. 9-11. In order to maintain social distancing mitigations, the raffle took the place of a traditional command holiday party.
    Bataan Moves to the Shipyard

    Bataan Moves to the Shipyard

    10.27.2020 | Courtesy Story
    The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transited from Naval Station Norfolk to the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding...

    Bataan Teams With Mesa Verde

    10.07.2020 | Story by Chief Petty Officer Justin Ailes
    Bataan Teams With Mesa Verde By Mass Communications Specialist Seaman Hannah C. Mohr, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs NORFOLK, Va. – The wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) conducted a rescue and assistance drill with the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) October 6th, 2020.

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