Navy, Marine Corps Achieve First in Arctic Exercise

September 19, 2019 – Sailors and Marines from Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Alaska on Sept. 16 successfully used a critical naval system in the Arctic region for the first time, during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE), taking place throughout September. The Amphibious Bulk Liquid Transfer System (ABLTS) uses hoses to…

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USS Comstock visits Kodiak during Arctic exercise

September 10, 2019 – USS Comstock (LSD 45) arrived in Kodiak, Alaska, Sept. 10 for a port visit. Comstock is visiting Kodiak in conjunction with Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019. While in port, Comstock Sailors and embarked Marines from Special Marine Air Ground Task Force Alaska will have the opportunity to participate in community outreach events including a building…

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Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise in Alaska

September 3, 2019 – Approximately 3,000 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel are participating in Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019 in areas of the Aleutian Islands, Southcentral Alaska and Southern California from Sept. 1-28. AECE is one in a series of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Pacific. AECE…

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Los Angeles Fleet Week kicks off with ship arrivals

August 27, 2019 – The City of Los Angeles welcomed more than 1,200 Sailors and Marines to the Los Angeles and San Pedro area for a weeklong tribute to the sea services during the fourth annual Los Angeles Fleet Week being held Aug. 27 – Sept. 2. Los Angeles Fleet Week offers the public an opportunity to tour naval ships,…

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