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Posted on 01/07/2014 5:51:36 AM PST by frankenMonkey
|An amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) departs the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall is a part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th MEU, deployed in support of maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Aug 2013.
U.S. Navy photo by Specialist 3rd Class Sabrina Fine.
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Photos like this - equipment, troops, etc. - are what led me to enlist back in 1984.
USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), my last ship. We didn’t do AAVs too much, just enough to keep up quals—the LSDs are LCAC platforms. I certainly did my share of AAV launches from the LSTs and LPDs I was on though.
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