amphibious squadron


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amphibious squadron

A tactical and administrative organization composed of amphibious assault shipping to transport troops and their equipment for an amphibious assault operation. Also called PHIBRON.
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She served at Patrol Squadron (VP) 6, Amphibious Squadron One and Carrier Strike Group Nine.
She was the commander of Amphibious Squadron 7 from May 2004 to September 2005.
The landings were part of combined amphibious operations training with Korean Amphibious Squadron 53 between 29 April and 4 May.
HSC 28 brought members of Amphibious Squadron 6 and Tactical Air Control Squadron (TACRON) 21 aboard Nassau while she was en route to Galveston, and different detachments conducted supply transport and medevac operations in both affected areas.
Rodney Clark, commodore of the Navy's Amphibious Squadron 7.
Amphibious Squadron 6 (PHIBRON 6), commanded by Captain Alan B.
In addition, they hold and manage funds for embarked units, such as the amphibious squadron (PH1BRON) and assault craft unit detachment.
John Miley, commander, Amphibious Squadron 1, expressed his pride as humanitarian operations came to an end.
They provided Amphibious Squadron 6 with two MH-53E Sea Dragons for heavy-lift support in the withdrawal of all U.S.
Ames currently is commander of Amphibious Squadron Three.
As it turns out, the first cross-connect proof of concept test was conducted aboard USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) with the UARNOC in 2007 by Commander, Amphibious Squadron 4's fleet systems engineering team (FSET) support contractors, Allen Knapp and Matthew Klym, who are currently assigned to the Enterprise Strike Group staff.
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