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  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the crash and salvage team practice rigging a damaged aircraft with the crash crane during flight deck drills aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).   Kearsarge is underway conducting sea trials. USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. She is […]

  • 19 October 2015
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    The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) flagship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) pulled into Rota, Spain, for fuel and other supplies Oct. 18, 2015. The Kearsarge ARG/MEU team, comprised of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Warships, the giant steel superstructures piercing through the waves are constructed in such a way that they give out a threatening first impression to potential enemies. Nevertheless, for those onboard on long deployments, they make a second home-a home at sea. Life onboard reveals that the cold steel on the outside does not necessarily mean […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The flight-deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been very busy these days. Honing their skills amid flight-deck operations  at sea on July 13, 2013 were Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and U.S. Navy MH-60s assigned to USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 is […]

  • 4 August 2014
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    Boatwain’s Mates direct a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).   Kearsarge is underway conducting sea trials. USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) is the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. She is the fifth ship to be named (the fourth actually […]

  • 21 January 2015
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    A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on January 17. Kearsarge is underway conducting afloat training group basic phase training in the Atlantic Ocean. USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) is the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. . Image: US […]

  • 7 November 2017
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    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) wrapped up her hurricane relief efforts returning home to Norfolk on November 6. The ship and its crew spent 68 days providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Kearsarge, the staff […]

  • 7 March 2016
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    Two U.S. Navy amphibious assault ships, USS Kearsarge and USS Boxer have received Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) awards. The officers and crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) were awarded March 3, while USS Boxer received its Battle E for the fifth consecutive year on March 6. The Naval Surface Forces Command (COMSURFOR) […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Training & Education

    The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) flagship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, April 25. The KSGARG/MEU, comprised of embarked Marines from the 26th MEU, multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) and […]

  • 19 December 2018
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    US Navy sailors attached to the amphibious ready group centered around the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) started their deployment on December 17, after getting underway from Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. In addition to USS Kearsarge as the flagship, the group includes San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fifty Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy and the United States Merchant Marine Academy embarked with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on a seven-day underway as part of a three-week summer training program August 4.   Throughout the seven day sea trial period for Kearsarge, midshipmen participated in damage control training […]

  • 18 June 2015
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    A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a personnel and equipment onload. The operation was conducted in the Atlantic Ocean on June 15. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) are participating in ARG/MEUEX, a scenario-based amphibious integration exercise, […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Being deployed thousands of nautical miles from home brings a completely different perspective of life, especially when it comes to basic necessities. Instead of going to the grocery store, sailors have a different way of resupplying especially when at the high seas. As life onboard is tough, so is the resupplying mission an undertaking of […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise while underway during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), July 23. NEO exercises help to prepare Kearsarge for the safe evacuation of Americans or third country nationals during times of […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In this U.S. Navy photo, the U.S. Fleet Forces Band performs pier side to welcome the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) as it returns home after a seven month deployment. USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSG ARG) which operates in the […]

  • 17 July 2019
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    Ships from the US Navy’s Kearsarge amphibious ready group (ARG) are set to return to Norfolk on July 18, after eight months of operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. More than 4,500 sailors and marines are embarked aboard amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD […]

  • 16 July 2014
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    Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned to homeport Naval Station Norfolk, July 14, after completing sea trials.   These sea trials consisted of a series of evolutions to test the integrity of the work performed by the contractors recently performed during a five-month planned maintenance availability at BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair. “During […]

  • 4 September 2017

    The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed for the Gulf Coast region Aug. 31, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s, and local and state authorities’ efforts to provide humanitarian and disaster relief for the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. The ship and her crew were recently underway conducting shipboard drills, and […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducted a burial at sea for 11 Sailors, one Marine and one civilian, March 19. Burials at sea are a long-standing tradition in the Navy, in which the cremated remains of Sailors, Marines and family members are committed to the sea while the ship is underway. Among the Sailors buried was […]

  • 10 May 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is set to carry out its planned maintenance availability after it completed its deployment by returning to Naval Station Norfolk, May 3. U.S. Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, Virginia has awarded BAE Systems a $52,5 million undefinitized contract for works that will carried out on the ship. A […]

  • 26 December 2018
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    Ships from the US Navy’s Kearsarge amphibious ready group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) entered the US 6th Fleet area of operations on December 25 for a regularly-scheduled deployment. During its time in theater, the ARG/MEU team and its more than 4,500 sailors and marines will carry out a variety of missions, […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), along with embarked Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) arrived in Eilat, Israel for a regularly scheduled port visit, May 14. While in port, the officers, Sailors and Marines will meet with local officials, participate in community engagement projects and experience the rich […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two US Navy groups operate in US 5th Fleet AOP in show of force amid Iran tensions.

  • 6 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The USS Kearsarge-lead U.S. Navy amphibious group on April 5 departed the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operation, operating in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and was substituted by the USS Boxer amphibious ready group. While in the U.S. 5th Fleet, the Kearsarge ARG provided a forward naval presence supporting Operation Inherent Resolve and theater security cooperation […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts its Force Protection Exercises (FPEX) at Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 19, as part of the ship’s certification process. Lt. j.g. Billy C. Newell, Kearsarge’s security officer, said: FPEX is an exercise of evolutions designed to test the effectiveness of our anti-terrorism plan, preplanned responses (PPRs) and […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Industry news

    USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned to sea for sea trials after a four-month phased maintenance availability Nov. 29. Kearsarge left BAE Systems, the shipyard contracted to complete repairs and upgrades for two days of sea trials. The intent of sea trials is to test a ship’s systems and crew performance after a prolonged period of […]

  • 26 January 2016
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    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed Muscat, Oman, January 12, after a four-day port visit. The liberty visit (regular time off) gave sailors and marines a chance to relax and experience the rich heritage of Oman. While in port, sailors and marines took advantage of the opportunity to enjoy […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) transfers Marines and their equipment off of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). The operation was conducted while the vessel was carrying out operation in the Atlantic Ocean on August 5. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) are conducting a […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) had eight sailors from the Italian Marina Militare set sail with the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) March 11. The Italian team is accompanying their AV-8B Harrier II to Italy after completing a scheduled Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, N.C. “This is the first time […]