USS Kearsarge - Hurricane Florence Response

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USS Kearsarge - Hurricane Florence Response

Post by Patriots » September 16th, 2018, 6:00 pm

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September 13, 2018 - U.S. Navy Ensign Jibri Kea tracks the position of a surface contact using a polaris on the bridge of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). U.S. Naval Forces Northern Command deployed Kearsarge, along with embarked elements of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Expeditionary Strike Group 2 command element, to be positioned to provide Defense Support to Civil Authorities from the sea in response to Hurricane Florence, should support be requested. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryre Arciaga)