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To: pabianice

I was on the Iwo Jima during Desert Storm, (4th MEB).
When did it become LHD-7? When I was on the Iwo it was LPH-2. The picture of the Iwo above does not look like the Iwo Jima I remember.
While I was aboard we had a horrible boiler accident that killed 10 sailors. God Bless All of Them.


5 posted on 09/21/2005 8:11:35 AM PDT by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: marine86297
Hey juggy,

I too flew off the Iwo, Trip and New Orleans back when they were LPHs would like to know what the "LHD" stands for.
Their always changing stuff. back in the day after boot ya went to ITR, I heard they changed it to ITS or something
14 posted on 09/21/2005 8:56:11 AM PDT by OldSgt. (USMC, Nam Vet, HMM-165)
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To: marine86297
Scrapped at Brownsville, Texas in 1996.

USS Iwo Jima LPH-2


22 posted on 09/21/2005 12:44:09 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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