#USNavy's @USSMakinIsland ARG & @11thmeu enter @US5thFleet
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) -- The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations after concluding operations in U.S. 7th Fleet, Nov. 30. While in U.S. 5th Fleet, the Navy and Marine Corps team will support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts to ensure the free flow of commerce, freedom of navigation, and regional security. "Our Navy-Marine Corps team capitalized on every opportunity to work with our partners and allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as we exercised the spectrum of our amphibious capabilities," said Capt. Mike Crary, commander of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5. "This team put their training to work and proved their capabilities in 7th Fleet, and I am confident they have the training, determination, and teamwork necessary to accomplish an...