ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) -- This summer a group of 18 U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen worked as guides, or interpreters, at Northern Tier, a Boy Scout High Adventure base in northern Minnesota.

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OKINAWA, Japan (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), arrived in Okinawa, Japan, to embark the Okinawa-based 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) after embarking Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 while in Sasebo, Japan Aug. 31.

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SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), in coordination with Naval Munitions Command Detachment Sasebo, conducted a three-day ammunition onload while anchored near Command Fleet Activities Sasebo, Aug. 27-29.

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PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) will reach Callao, Peru Aug. 31. This will be the final scheduled port visit of her maiden transit, "America Visits the Americas".

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