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    USS Bataan (LHD 5)      

    Norfolk , VA, XS  

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    CIWS

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    02.20.2017 | Photo by Seaman Zachariah L Grabill
    170220-N-GB113-094 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 20, 2017) Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) performs a close in weapon system live fire...
    AV-8B Harrier Maintenance

    AV-8B Harrier Maintenance

    01.25.2017 | Photo by Raymond J Minami
    170125-N-UM082-006 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 25, 2017) Lance Cpl. Cody Lynn from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit reinstalls a heat shield on a AV-8B...

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    A Patriotic Doctor with Pin Point Precision

    01.29.2017 | Courtesy Story
    ATLANTIC OCEAN – Onboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), there are a multitude of professionals with skill sets that range from practicing medicine to maintaining turbine engines, some even know how to prepare a proper beef wellington.

    “BAMA”

    01.29.2017 | Courtesy Story
    ATLANTIC OCEAN- Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the “city of champions” as it is known the throughout state. A city with the motto of “together we can build a bridge to the future”; Tuscaloosa; should know it has a champion and one that’s building a bridge to the future in the U.S Navy.

    A Post Office Clerk with a Big Heart

    01.28.2017 | Courtesy Story
    By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raymond Minami, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN – Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), and the embarked Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit work around the clock to keep the warship battle ready. Sometimes in the midst of all the moving parts and people, a letter from home, or a care package from a patriotic organization is all it takes to...

    From Small Town To Big Navy

    ATLANTIC OCEAN- In the Navy of old, leaders were viewed as distant and salty, with only one concern in mind: getting the job done. But, as the Navy evolved over the years, so have its Sailors. Leaders are just as human as the people that serve under them and have all dealt with their share of change.

    Carter Hall trains for Evacuation Operations

    01.17.2017 | Courtesy Story
    By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Darren M. Moore, USS Carter Hall Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN – Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) participated in a Non-combatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) exercise Jan. 16, while underway for Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX).

    Bataan Sailors Receive Transgender Training

    01.16.2017 | Courtesy Story
    Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Caleb Strong, USS Bataan Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN – Sailors and Marines aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5) received the Navy transgender service member brief Jan. 16 to 27.

    USS Bataan Conducts A Live Fire Exercise

    01.11.2017 | Courtesy Story
    By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raymond Minami, USS Bataan (LHD 5) Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN – USS Bataan (LHD 5) conducted a live fire exercise against a target drone with a rolling airframe missile (RAM) on Jan. 11. The missile launch demonstrated the self-defense capabilities of the ship not only with the RAM, but also using the ship’s Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS).