Bataan Amphibious Ready Group deploys Saturday

Bataan Amphibious Ready Group deploys Saturday

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on February 7, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Updated Friday, Feb 7 at 10:31 AM

NORFOLK-- More than 4,000 sailors and Marines are leaving Hampton Roads this weekend.

The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group will support of maritime security operations, crisis response, theater security cooperation and to provide a forward naval presence in the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

USS Bataan and USS Mesa Verde are homeported at Naval Station Norfolk; USS Gunston Hall is based at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.


 

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