Kearsarge ARG Visits Baltic Sea Allies and Partners

The USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in multiple Baltic Sea ports for scheduled port visits to allied and partner nations, August 5, 2022. ARG flagship Kearsarge, USS Arlington (LPD 24), and USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) arrived in Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; and Tallinn, Estonia, respectively, demonstrating the United…

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USS Gunston Hall in Copenhagen for MDVR

Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) and embarked Marines with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 8, 2022, to complete a scheduled maintenance availability and to strengthen relations with a key NATO ally. The maintenance period, termed a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR), allows the ship to complete corrective and preventative maintenance…

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USS Gunston Hall Visits Narvik

The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), assigned to the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Narvik, Norway for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Norway relations and build NATO Alliance cohesion, April 19, 2022. The ship’s presence in Norway is a demonstration of the U.S. Navy’s continued…

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