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Iwo Jima’s top enlisted says crew is ready for Haiti relief mission

By: David B. Larter, October 12, 2016 (Photo Credit: PO2 Andrew Murray)

ATLANTIC OCEAN, ABOARD THE AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP IWO JIMA — This gator flattop wasn’t planning on getting underway last Wednesday from its Mayport, Florida,nea homeport. Then Hurricane Matthew swirled towards Haiti and the East Coast, the storm's path becoming more menacing just as the ship sortied on Oct. 5.

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