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User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2328 posts, RR: 38
Posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1194 times:

The USS Kearsarge (Amphibous Assault Ship) carries a marine detachment along with all their equipment (tanks, helo's, harriers, etc.) and deploys these units to the front, whereever that may be. All I know currently is that the Kearsarge set sail from Norfolk at 7AM this morning destined to the middle east. God Bless all aboard.

Just wanted to let all those aboard the Kearsarge know that we will be praying for a safe voyage and a safe journey home.



ATCT


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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11447 posts, RR: 75
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1165 times:

Godspeed them on their journey and keep them safe from harm.

Anyone onboard Kearsarge, or any other US vessel underway...Thank You.



Is my Pan Am ticket to the moon still good?
User currently offline747400sp From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3736 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

Wow the Kearsarge was in the gulf working with us in summer 2004. The crew did not realy have much time with there familys. May God be with them and there familys.

User currently offlineBAe146 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 161 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1055 times:

I was on the Bonhomme Richard for Iraqi Freedom. We left in Jan 2003, and came back in July. It was pretty nice though. The Bonhomme Richard was commissioned in '98 so we had a nice new boat. We got to stop in Guam for 4 days, Bahrain for 4, Sydney for 5, Brisbane for 4, and Pearl Harbor.

see some of my pics at http://www.myaviation.net/
go to photographer search: BAe146

Hope you enjoy them
-BAe146


User currently offlineAirRyan From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 2532 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1017 times:

I was on LHD-3 back this time of year in 1999 when we headed out towards Kosovo, she's a nice ship and "oh, the memories!"

User currently offlineGOCAPS16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4355 posts, RR: 19
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 999 times:

i've been hearing the Norfolk based Amphib. assault ships go on a 3 month deployment just to drop the U.S. Marines and support equipment to Iraq and head back back home...I guess most of the guys on board provides the intel if they were to go on a 6 month deployment....I remember we had a few marines that were on my deployment on the USS John C. Stennis last summer...in fact...only saw one Marine GunnySgt and alot of college NROTC midshipmen....ahhh, memories....we got to see Canada, Alaska, Japan, Hawaii x 3, Malaysia, and Australia....great dream cruise for me.

Kevin



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User currently offlineStealthZ From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 5724 posts, RR: 44
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 995 times:
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Quoting BAe146 (Reply 3):
Sydney for 5

Hi, so that would be you waving .. right there on the flight deck!!


http://www.pbase.com/chrisg/image/27682682.jpg

Glad you could drop by..

Chris



If your camera sends text messages, that could explain why your photos are rubbish!
User currently offlineBAe146 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 161 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 987 times:

That was us alright! Do you have a larger scan of that beautiful pic? I couldn't take a pic like that because I was on the boat.

-BAe146


User currently offlineStealthZ From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 5724 posts, RR: 44
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1025 times:
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Hi BAE146,
Drop me a line via my email in profile and I will find a better version of that pic for you

Regards

Chris



If your camera sends text messages, that could explain why your photos are rubbish!
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