2015 Memories

June 7, 2016 | By kgabel
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USS Ashland (LSD 48) and members of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit assisted with disaster relief efforts in Saipan following the wake of Typhoon Soudelor, Aug. 2. The crew provided emergency supplies including drinking water, bed sheets, food, generators, and electrical equipment to various distribution sites, shelters, and schools around the island. Well done to Lt. Dennis Pelina and his team for supporting this critical Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief mission!   [caption id="attachment_4120" align="alignleft" width="400"]
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USS Ashland (LSD 48) disaster relief efforts in Saipan. [caption id="attachment_4121" align="alignright" width="400"]
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150806-N-KM939-151 NAVAL BASE GUAM (August 6th, 2015) - Sailors from Deck department and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) onload water, food and supplies onto the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) in preparation for a disaster relief effort for Saipen after Typhoon Soudelor made landfall. Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications 3rd Class David A. Cox)
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150806-N-KM939-151 NAVAL BASE GUAM (August 6th, 2015) - Sailors from Deck department and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) onload water, food and supplies onto the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) in preparation for a disaster relief effort for Saipen after Typhoon Soudelor made landfall. Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications 3rd Class David A. Cox)
Photo By: MC3 David Cox
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USS Ashland (LSD 48) disaster relief efforts in Saipan.                 [caption id="attachment_4123" align="aligncenter" width="580"]
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“Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class C. Lamacchia and Lt. A. Urech, SC, USN participated in a burial at sea ceremony aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)” –Photo take by MCSN L. A. Preston   [caption id="attachment_4125" align="aligncenter" width="580"]
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NC1 Alex March, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka career counselor, is recognized for superior leadership abilities by Capt. Raymond Bichard, during an open Meritorious Captain’s Mast, a very rare event in the Navy, Sept. 14 in Yokosuka, Japan. January/February 2016