USS Makin Island sailors visit Bahrain

U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was alongside Manama, Bahrain, January 9-15, for ...

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SECNAV visits Makin Island sailors in Singapore

Secretary of the U.S. Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited sailors and marines assigned to USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and ...

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Malaysian, US forces train together during Tiger Strike 16

Sailors and marines aboard the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) joined members of the ...

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USS Makin Island hosts 30 midshipmen

Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) hosted 30 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval ROTC ...

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US Navy’s First Hybrid Marks Commissioning Anniversary

US Navy’s Makin Island (LHD 8) celebrated her 6th commissioning anniversary on October 24 at the San Diego ...

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USS Makin Island Completes Half of Its PMA

The crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) reached the 50 percent completion marker ahead of ...

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GD NASSCO Wins Further USS Makin Island Repair Works

General Dynamics NASSCO was awarded a $61,7 million contract for USS Makin Island (LHD 8) fiscal 2015 phased ...

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USS Makin Island Wins Golden Anchor

The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) earned the Retention Excellence Award for fiscal year 2014 by ...

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Image of the Day: Viper Lands aboard USS Makin Island

A Sailor signals an AH-1Z Viper helicopter attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced) to ...

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USS Makin Island Inducts New Shellbacks

Sailors, Marines and DoD civilians aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) participated in a ...

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USS Makin Island Docks in Singapore

The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), ...

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USS Makin Island Waves Goodbye to Duqm, Oman

The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), embarked with Amphibious Squadron Five and 11th Marine ...

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Sailors Enjoy a Steel Beach Picnic aboard USS Makin Island

More than 2,300 Sailors and Marines deployed aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) took a break ...

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Image of the Day: Metal Sparks aboard USS Makin Island

Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman Joshua Oliver, from Leesburg, Fla., cuts metal aboard the amphibious assault ...

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USS George H.W. Bush, USS Makin Island Carry Out RAS

US Navy’s  aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) recently carried out a vertical replenishment with ...

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Search for Missing Aircrew Member Ends Unsuccessfully

U.S. forces in the North Arabian Gulf concluded a search and rescue operation for a missing U.S. Marine Corps ...

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US Navy Searching for Missing Aircrew Member

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for a ...

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CTF 51 Commander Boards USS Makin Island

The commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 51 visited Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin ...

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The Story Behind USS Makin Island

While Hollywood continues to churn out fictional fantasies about futuristic wars, Special Forces operations or ...

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USS Makin Island Visits Students in Hong Kong

Fourteen Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) visited young men at the Hong ...

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USS Makin Island ARG Leaves Hong Kong

The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed Hong Kong, Aug. ...

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