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  • 2 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, based in San Diego, California, has received a USD 13.06 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS Peleliu (LHA 5) fiscal 2013 phased maintenance availability. Under the contract, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., commonly referred to as NASSCO, will plan and execute depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) departed Sasebo Aug. 29 to lead the Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.   The Peleliu ARG will be comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the 31st Marine Expeditionary […]

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

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), lead ship of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (PEL ARG), embarked the Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7 for patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility.   “It’s great to be back at sea with our Sailors and Marines,” said Rear Adm. Hugh D. Wetherald, commander, ESG […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,2 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Peleliu (LHA 5) fiscal 2015 decommissioning. After 35 years of service, USS Peleliu (LHA 5) will be removed from active service and placed in decommissioned status. Work will be performed in […]

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

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) departed Friday, August 29, to lead the Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.   The Peleliu ARG will be comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the 31st Marine Expeditionary […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Authorities

    The staff of Commander, Amphibious Squadron (CPR) 3 held a change of command ceremony on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) on aboard Base San Diego, June 6.   During the ceremony, Capt. Clint A. Carroll relieved Capt. Shawn W. Lobree as commodore. Lobree will report next to the […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Coast Guard worked jointly with the Navy to airlift a sick crewman Monday night from the container ship Horizon Spirit transiting 460 miles west of San Diego. To be able to fly its long-range rescue mission, the San Diego-based MH-60 Jayhawk refueled aboard the Navy ship USS Peleliu before recovering the sick man, the ship’s […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet ceremoniously disembarked the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) for the final time during the ship’s decommissioning ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, March 31. USS Peleliu, or the “Iron Nickel”, was named after the Battle of Peleliu which took place from Sept. 15 to Nov. 27, 1944 in which 1,256 Marines […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu “Iron Nickel” (LHA 5), the U.S. Navy’s only remaining LHA class ship, pulled into Guam for a four-day port visit, Aug. 15.   This marks the first time Peleliu has visited Guam since its 2010 deployment and the first port visit for any amphibious assault ship since the USS Bonhomme […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) departed Naval Base San Diego June 17 for a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.   Peleliu will participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), a large multinational naval exercise, as the command ship for the expeditionary strike group. Following RIMPAC, Peleliu will […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), in coordination with Naval Munitions Command Detachment Sasebo, conducted a three-day ammunition onload while anchored near Command Fleet Activities Sasebo, Aug. 27-29.   While anchored, Peleliu safely took on more than 1,200 pallets of conventional ordnance in support of its mission with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit […]

  • 5 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy Vessel to Take Part in Exercise Joint Warrior Two U.S. Navy ships, the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, departed Norfolk, Va., for Scotland, March 27, to participate in Joint Warrior 15-1. USS Peleliu to Retire after 34 […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) returned to Naval Base San Diego Dec. 24 from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Upon return, the ship will make preparations to decommission in March after 34 years of service, 17 deployments and more than a million miles transited, and as the last remaining Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship. During […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) conducted a burial at sea for 22 deceased veterans and family members, June 22.   “It’s important to remember the service of the people who served in the different branches of the military and also their family members,” said Lt. Tung Tran, a chaplain assigned to Peleliu. […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Training & Education

      The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) commemorated the Battle of Midway June 2 with a wreath laying ceremony followed by frocking newly-promoted petty officers. The ceremony honored the fallen Sailors that fought during the Battle of Midway, which is known as the turning point in the pacific during World War II. During […]

  • 28 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Navy Test Its New LCA Indian Navy’s first indigenously designed and developed 4th plus generation combat aircraft designed to operate from the decks of aircraft carriers took-off from Ski-Jump facility of Shore Based Test Facility at INS Hansa in Goa on 20th December 2014. HMS Dragon Sails through Perilous Waters HMS Dragon sailed between […]

  • 23 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) conducted a burial-at-sea for 24 deceased former military members and one military spouse, Sept. 19. Burials at sea are a long standing tradition dating to when the Navy did not have the means for a proper burial so bodies and remains were buried at sea. Now, the ceremony […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) highlighted its mission capabilities for U.S. Department of State distinguished guests with a tour during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), July 23. Guest visits help the American public and officials see the Navy’s mission first-hand and the dedication of today’s Sailors. “It is important that the State Department, […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is scheduled to return Dec. 24 to Naval Base San Diego from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Upon return, the ship will make preparations to decommission in March after 34 years of service, 17 deployments and more than a million miles transited, and as the last remaining Tarawa-class amphibious […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) received the Battle Efficiency Award, March 8. Commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific announced via naval message the award of the Calendar Year 2012 Battle “E” and Command Excellence Awards for Pacific Fleet. Peleliu competed with amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and amphibious transport dock […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is scheduled to be decommissioned after more than 34 years of service in a ceremony on Naval Base San Diego, March 31. The last general-purpose amphibious assault ship of the Tarawa class, Peleliu’s decommissioning marks the end of a career comprising multiple deployments to U.S. 7th and […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) will end nearly 35 years of service during a decommissioning ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. at Pier #7 at Naval Base San Diego, March 31. The last general-purpose amphibious assault ship of the Tarawa class, Peleliu’s decommissioning marks the end of a career comprising multiple deployments to […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) was named the recipient of the 2013 Battle Effectiveness (Battle E) Award for Commander, Amphibious Squadron Three, March 20, marking the second consecutive year Peleliu has earned the prestigious award.   Peleliu competed with other ships within its Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and was selected for its […]

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

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), along with Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7, Amphibious Squadron 11 and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), pulled in to Subic Bay Sept. 27 prior to beginning Philippines-U.S. Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2015.   This is the Peleliu’s first port visit to the […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), currently on deployment, is preparing for the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), scheduled to take place Oct. 27-28. Peleliu’s INSURV inspection falls on the other end of the spectrum as its function is to ensure the ship maintains a mission readiness status after […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Amphibious Squadron (COMPHIBRON) 3 held a change of command ceremony in the forecastle of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), Dec. 20. Capt. Shawn Lobree relieved Capt. Mark Sakaguchi as commodore. Sakaguchi will report next as commander, Afloat Training Group Pacific in San Diego. The ceremony included remarks from Sakaguchi, Lobree and Col. Scott […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) assemble for an all-hands call aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5).   Peleliu is on its final western Pacific deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region before decommissioning early next year. [mappress] […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), arrived in Okinawa, Japan, to embark the Okinawa-based 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) after embarking Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 while in Sasebo, Japan Aug. 31.   Peleliu recently participated in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, as the flag ship for the RIMPAC Amphibious Task Force […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) Sailors celebrated Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, while on deployment Sept. 26. Yom Kippur, the holiest of the Jewish High Holy days, celebrates reconciliation between people and between individuals in God. “It’s the day we traditionally atone for our sins over the past year,” said Lt. […]