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    USS America (LHA 6) live fire exercise

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    Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Marshall 

    U.S. Navy           

    170508-N-MB038-0001 PACIFIC OCEAN (May 8, 2017) Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) conduct a live fire exercise to test the ship’s defense capabilities against a simulated unmanned small fast-boat attack. More than 1,800 sailors and 2,600 Marines assigned to the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are currently conducting a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of southern California in preparation for the ARG's deployment later this year. The America ARG is comprised of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22), and amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Marshall/Released)



    Date Taken: 05.08.2017
    Date Posted: 05.11.2017 11:49
    Category: B-Roll
    Video ID: 524042
    VIRIN: 170508-N-MB038-0001
    Filename: DOD_104355710
    Length: 00:01:27
    Location: PACIFIC OCEAN

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