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  • 17 September 2012

    A Virginia-based amphibious dock landing ship operating in the Virginia Capes Sept. 12, discovered and rendered aid to distressed sailing vessel. During USS Ashland’s (LSD 48) third day underway, following their midlife maintenance period, the crew spotted sailing vessel Primadonna while ensuring the safety of the area in order to conduct a gunnery exercise. Upon […]

  • 28 January 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island Class dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan, currently assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), departed the Sasebo Naval Base for a routine patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. During her patrol, Ashland will embark Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Commander […]

  • 28 August 2015
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    Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 27 to offload the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Ashland completed an array of exercises throughout her patrol, which began Jun. 3, that culminated in the bi-annual, joint-force exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 in addition to providing aid to Saipan after Typhoon Soudelor […]

  • 27 April 2017
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    A Somali pirate that took part in the attack on U.S. Navy dock landing ship USS Ashland in April 2010 was sentenced to life plus 10 years in prison, the U.S. Justice Department announced April 26. Mohamed Farah, 31, of Somalia, was sentenced for engaging in piracy and committing other offenses pertaining to the attack on […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) returned to her forward-deployed base in Sasebo, Japan, November 8, after completing a five-month deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Ashland departed Sasebo, May 26, and during five months at sea, completed multiple exercises, assessments and certifications, as well as several port visits. “What a great […]

  • 2 June 2014
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    The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived at Singapore, June 1st, after disembarking Marines and Sailors in Kuantan, Malaysia to participate in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014.   The visit to Singapore gives Ashland Sailors a few days to rest, relax and reset between phases of the […]

  • 21 November 2018
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    US Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed the waters near Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) on November 20 after assisting relief efforts in the aftermath of super typhoon Yutu. Ashland sailors worked with Department of Defense to provide support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) started a routine patrol departing her forward-deployed base of Sasebo, Japan, on May 26. Ashland and other amphibious ships of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group will embark their forward-deployed Marine counterparts, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), to conduct operations in […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), participated in Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 15.1, a bilateral training exercise with the Republic of Korea along with the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit March 28 to April 1, 2015. KMEP is an annual combined exercises conducted by […]

  • 19 August 2014
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    USS Tortuga (LSD 46) held a change of ceremony Aug. 15 on board amphibious dock landing ship at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek.   Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau relieved Cmdr. Brett Hershman as the commanding officer. During his tour, Hershman led USS Ashland (LSD 48) through a successful Board of Inspection Survey (INSURV)- a critical event […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Guam on August 29 to undergo mid-deployment repairs. The scheduled voyage repair availability (VRAV) comes four months into Ashland’s multi-month deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship will undergo important upkeep and repair work made possible by Guam’s facilities and ship support personnel. […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed Amphibious Dock Landing Ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), and it’s embarked Sailors and Marines, is participating in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014 with the Philippine Marines Corps and Navy.   This exercise, which began June 27 and concludes July 1st, comes only seven months after Ashland supported Operation Damayan relief […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived to Sattahip, Thailand February 5 to start the Thai-U.S. exercise Cobra Gold. Cobra Gold (CG) is a multinational joint exercise designed to advance regional security  in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and is scheduled to begin this week. Sailors assigned to Ashland and Marines from the 31st Marine […]

  • 10 August 2015
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    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) pulled into Guam for a four-day port visit, Aug 3. The ship’s crew and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in three community service events; Umatac Village Cleanup, Juan M. Gerrero Elementary School painting and Chagui’an Massacre Memorial Preparation. Ashland is forward deployed to […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Training & Education

    A Landing Craft Air Cushion assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 enters the well deck of the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland is part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and, along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU), is conducting a certification exercise in the […]

  • 11 August 2015
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    Quartermaster 2nd Class Thomas Hoffman, from Los Angeles, Calif., looks through the Big Eyes aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). The vessel entered Saipan Harbor recently where it provided disaster relief after Typhoon Soudelor made landfall. Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in the U.S. […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After rescuing two mariners at sea last week, US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Okinawa, October 30, to prepare for the joint US Navy/Marines exercise Blue Chromite. The port visit also serves as a disembarkation point for the two mariners who had been adrift in the Pacific Ocean for […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy said February 29 that its amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) conducted a routine patrol in international waters of the South China Sea on February 26 after participating in exercise Cobra Gold 16. Other U.S. Navy destroyers made headlines in recent months by sailing in areas Chinese government officials claim […]

  • 30 June 2015
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    More than 500 U.S. Sailors and embarked elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) aboard the USS Ashland (LSD-48) arrived in Bunbury, Australia, June 25. In addition to rest and relaxation, crew members will volunteer at a community service event at the Bunbury Wildlife Park where service members will help with preservation at the […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Amphibious assault vehicles assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) launch from the well deck of the Whidbey-Island-class amphibious assault ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). The operation was conducted in the Sea of Japan on March 30. Ashland is part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 31st MEU, […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) and embarked Marines from 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit departed White Beach, Okinawa, Feb. 26.   Sailors and Marines will conduct amphibious exercises that reinforce combat readiness. “The purpose of this underway is to load elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and conduct amphibious integration […]

  • 22 July 2015
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    US Navy vessels recently met in the Indian Ocean to conduct a replenishment-at-sea. The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), right, the Military Sealift Command underway replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199), and the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), rendezvoused on July 19, right after the vessels concluded Exercise Talisman Sabre, a biennial, combined exercise […]

  • 5 November 2018
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    The US Navy has deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) with embarked Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 31 to the vicinity of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in support of Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts. The USS Ashland arrived November 3 while marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Industry news

    USS Ashland (LSD 48) successfully completed sea trials, Sept. 16 in Norfolk, Va., marking the end of its recent Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) maintenance availability. An availability is the time a U.S. Naval ship undergoes repairs and alterations to return it to a fully operational status and ensure complete mission readiness. Upon completion, all […]

  • 27 October 2017
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    US Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) rescued two mariners who had been adrift at sea for five months following an engine casualty. The mariners, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, both from Honolulu, and their two dogs had set sail from Hawaii to Tahiti this spring. They had an engine casualty May 30 during […]

  • 6 August 2015
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    US Navy’s USS Ashland (LSD 48) is scheduled to arrive in Saipan on August 7 to provide relief in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor, which devastated the island on August 2-3. Agencies including the Government of Guam, American Red Cross, Ayuda Foundation and other non-profit/non-governmental organizations have provided supplies to aid in the effort. Upon arriving in […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed Saipan on August 9. The vessel was in Saipan Harbor August 7 – 9 providing disaster relief in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor, which devastated the island on August 2-3. Agencies including the Government of Guam, American Red Cross, Ayuda Foundation and other non-profit/non-governmental organizations have […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Sasebo, Japan on July 8 after completing several phases of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) series. The Ashland crew embarked and supported Marines from 2nd Marine Battalion, 2nd Regiment during the CARAT series in an effort to enhance relationships, increase […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed Kuantan, Malaysia, June 19 after participating in the amphibious phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2014.   This year marks the 20th anniversary of the CARAT exercise series, and the Malaysian Armed Forces have partnered with the U.S. Navy and […]