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    USS Bataan (LHD 5)      

    Norfolk , VA, XS  

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    USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)

    USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)

    06.18.2017 | Courtesy Photo
    170618-ZN652-0074 DUQM, Oman (June 18,2017) Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) heave mooring line on the...
    Live Fire Exercise

    Live Fire Exercise

    03.13.2016 | Photo by Kenneth D Rodgers
    170616-N-EB034-0020 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (June 16, 2017) Marines, assigned to the 24th Expeditionary Unit, prepare to conduct a live...

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    Fair Seas and Following Fathers

    06.16.2017 | Story by Kenneth D Rodgers
    As much as becoming a father adds a sweet dimension to your life, it can also cause your stress levels to grow ten-fold; particularly if you’re deployed on the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) protecting your new and expanded family’s freedom from afar.

    Fair Seas and Following Fathers by Mass...

    06.14.2017 | Story by Kenneth D Rodgers
    U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS - As much as becoming a father adds a sweet dimension to your life, it can also cause your stress levels to grow ten-fold; particularly if you’re deployed on the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) protecting your new and expanded family’s freedom from afar.

    Brothers in Blood and Arms

    Marines are known throughout the world as warriors who never stop until the mission is complete. Whether they are training at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina or marching through the deserts of Afghanistan, Marines band together as brothers, watching each other’s back never leaving anyone behind.

    Marine DJ brings Party to the Ship

    By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Barry Riley, USS Bataan Public Affairs Office 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS – Imagine: A fairly big room with colorful lights, loud music blaring. There is a sort of electrifying energy in the air where the overwhelming bass can be felt in your chest with every drum beat. You look up to the front of the crowd and see the person controlling it all behind two vinyl platters and a laptop littered...

    Bataan’s Physical Therapy Helps Keep Pain Away

    By Petty Officer 2nd Class Magen F. Reed, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS -Ship, shipmate, self… words that outside the U.S. Navy may not mean much but are everything to those who live them. When it comes to an individual’s health, it can be easy to end up making sacrifices for the big picture.