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LAVs aboard the 31st MEU engaged surface targets with the M242 Bushmaster 25 mm chain gun while strapped to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship Wasp.
By Shawn Snow and Todd South
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After a week of preparation, the Navy deployed the Norfolk-based hospital ship Comfort to Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, the amphibious assault ship Wasp won't continue on to Japan, just yet. Instead, she's being redirected from the island Nation of Dominica to U.S. Territories to continue on in a relief mission for now.
By Mark D. Faram