Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), with Marines of the embarked 11th Marine... http://ift.tt/2nomQWu

Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), with Marines of the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Hong Kong for a scheduled port visit on April 7th.

The port visit will allow the Sailors and Marines to experience the local culture and conduct community relations projects.

Makin Island’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Mark Melson, said port visits and liberty give the crew and embarked Marines a valuable opportunity to experience and gain an appreciation for new cultures.


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