Image of the Day: LCAC 27 Transports USS New York’s 24th MEU

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 27, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, conducts the offloading of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) from the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21).

The operation was conducted on May 6 in Djibouti.

New York is a part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and, with the embarked 24th MEU, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.

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Image: US Navy