Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit Began Composite Training Unit Exercise
By Mass Communication Specialist First Class Kegan Kay, USS Bataan Public Affairs
Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG) and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24 MEU) began their Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) after departing Naval Station Norfolk, Jan. 10
By SN Zachariah Grabill, USS Bataan Public Affairs Office
As you walk down the ramp from the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), and go beyond the various types of armored reconnaissance vehicles you will find two small kennels. These kennels house Bella, a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois, a combat tracking dog, and Cezar II, a 3-year-old German Sheppard, a patrol explosive detection dog.
Having dogs aboard a U.S....
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Evan Thompson, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs
Having fun and learning new things may not be what comes to mind when thinking about a cook’s job aboard a U.S. Navy ship. The mess decks of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), however, are proving to be an enjoyable work environment for a few Sailors and Marines.
Who am I? Leading Petty Officer Second Class Joshua D. Krauth
By: Petty Officer Third Class Mutis A. Capizzi, Bataan Public Affairs
In the United States Navy, leading petty officer (LPO) is a title usually given to a First Class Petty Officer, designating them as the “go-to person” in the work center.
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Mutis A. Capizzi, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs
The Wasp-class multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) is the primary casualty receiving ship for the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG).
By Petty Officer 3rd Class (SW) Mutis A. Capizzi, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs
“One of the best parts of my job is that I spend my day moving metal through the sky with my voice,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael B. Aguilera, a Harlingen, Texas native, and one of the Amphibious Air Traffic Control Center (AATCC) Watch Officers onboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).