Members of Navy Forward-Deployed Preventive Medicine Units (FDPMU) and Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) embarked several 7th Fleet ships March 14 to help combat the risk of and provide laboratory batch testing for COVID-19 aboard the ships.
Lance Cpl. Thomas Pumphrey, from Ellamore, West Virginia, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, performs a fast rope exercise off the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).
The embarked forces conducted boat raid scenarios over a few weeks’ time to improve tactics and techniques between Marines of the 31st MEU and the soldiers of ARDB boat platoon, in coordination with the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42).
Located near Sunabe Seawall in Chatan Town, Tacos-ya is a small shop located on a backstreet. But what the taco joint lacks in size, it’s makes up in a generously-sized reputation that has made its way around the island.