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PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 28, 2015) The Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) participates in a simulated straits transit. The Essex ARG consists of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), the San Antonio-class transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), and the Whidbey Island-class amphibious landing dock ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47). Essex is underway conducting an amphibious squadron and Marine expeditionary unit integration training exercise with Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 3…

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Mar. 10, 2014) – Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO-198) arrives in Souda Bay for scheduled port visit. Big Horn, Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler, is able to provide up to 31,200 tons of cargo to U.S. Navy assets during resupply operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeffrey M. Richardson)

South China Sea (April 16, 2006) - USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), USS Russell (DDG 59), and USS Shoup (DDG 86) perform a pass-in-review with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln and embarked Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) are currently underway to the Western Pacific for a scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate Airman Timothy C. Roache Jr. (RELEASED)