USS Makin Island ARG Leaves Hong Kong

The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed Hong Kong, Aug. 23, after completing a three-day port visit.

 

The amphibious ready group (ARG) is comprised of the flagship amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45), and amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22).

The visit served as the first port call for all three ships, which departed San Diego July 25.

The ARG is continuing on a scheduled deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to promote peace and freedom of the seas by providing security and stability in the 7th Fleet area of operations.

Press Release, August 25, 2014; Image: US Navy

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