Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group members receive visit from CJTF-HOA Deputy Commander

GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 16, 2016) USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Commanding Officer Capt. Mark Melson, right, discusses landing craft air cushion operations with Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Rear Adm. William W. Wheeler III during a tour of the amphibious assault ship’s well deck. Makin Island is deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin M. Langer)

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin M. Langer USN U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS Dec 19, 2016
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