Makin Island ARG Returns from Deployment

May 21, 2021 – More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) return to their San Diego homeport this weekend, concluding a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of operation. This deployment is believed to be the first ever for an ARG without a Landing Ship Dock (LSD).…

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Makin Island ARG Arrives off Alaska for Northern Edge

May 4, 2021 – Marines and Sailors with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived off the coast of Alaska, May 2, to participate in Exercise Northern Edge 21, the largest joint exercise of 2021, led by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. Northern Edge 21 is designed to provide high-end, realistic war fighter training,…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG & Makin Island ARG Conduct Joint Training in South China Sea

April 8, 2021 – The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) joined forces in the South China Sea to conduct Expeditionary Strike Force operations April 9. Ships and aircraft from both strike groups coordinated operations in international waters and conducted multi-domain naval integration exercises in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific.…

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USNS Guadalupe Supports Makin Island ARG Pre-Deployment Exercises

November 20, 2020 – USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) provided logistics services to the ships of the USS Makin Island amphibious readiness group (ARG) as they conducted routine, pre-deployment training operations in the Pacific area of operations. Over nearly a month, through a series of replenishments-at-sea (RAS), Kaiser delivered 1709 pallets of food, parts and equipment through a series of vertical…

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