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America ARG, 15th MEU Begin Deployment, 1st for ‘Air-Centric’ Amphib

By: Gidget Fuentes
July 10, 2017 10:50 AM

NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Nudged by several orange-and-tan tugs, amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA-6) pushed away from Pier 13 and spun into San Diego Bay to start its first operational deployment Friday to the Western Pacific and Middle East regions.

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