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IN THE NAVY 09.14.2019

SUBIC BAY, Philippines . Philippine and U.S. Marines drive a Philippine assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) onto the Philippine navy landing platform docks ship BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602) during an AAV subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 4, 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has partnered with the Philippine marine corps for the last eight years to develop skill sets and policies to enable the Philippine navy and Marine Corps to conduct amphibious operations. This SMEE was a milestone in these efforts, marking the first time that Philippine forces launched their AAVs from a Philippine Navy amphibious ship and transited from ship to shore. The U.S. Marines are from AAV Company, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Jacob Hancock)

ATLANTIC OCEAN. A GOES 16 infrared satellite image of the Atlantic Ocean shows Hurricane Dorian at 10:00 p.m. EDT, Sept. 4, 2019, as a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 120 mph moving northwest at 6 mph near Jacksonville, Florida. Dorian is expected to impact Georgia and the Carolinas as it moves north along the Eastern Seaboard. (U.S. Navy photo via Naval Research Laboratory)

ATLANTIC OCEAN. Ensign Joshua Looney, assigned to the Harpers Ferry-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), observes a replenishment-at-sea between the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO-195), right, and the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), Aug. 31, 2019. Oak Hill is underway conducting an Amphibious Ready Group, Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (ARGMEUEX) with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brenton Poyser)
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