The USS Bataan ARG Prepares for Deployment

02/14/2014: When these photos were shot in mid-December 2013, the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit was taking part in the Composite Training Unit Exercise in preparation for its scheduled 2014 deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group.

 Credit:22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit:12/11/13

  • In the first photo, a U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 drops air-lifted supplies onto the flight deck of the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during a replenishment at sea off the East Coast Dec. 11, 2013.
  • In the second photo, U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy Sailors move air-lifted supplies from the flight deck of the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during a replenishment at sea off the East Coast Dec. 11, 2013.
  • In the third photo, U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 air lifts supplies from the USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) dry cargo/ammunition ship to the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during a replenishment at sea off the East Coast Dec. 11, 2013.
  • In the fourth photo, a U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 lands aboard the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during a replenishment at sea off the East Coast Dec. 11, 2013.
  • In the fifth photo, A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), takes off from the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) off the East Coast, at sea Dec. 11, 2013.
  • In the final photo, a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands aboard the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) off the East Coast, at sea Dec. 11, 2013.

 

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