USS Makin Island ARG/15th MEU arrives off Somali Coast

The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, consisting of USS Makin Island (LHD8), USS Somerset (LPD 25), USS San Diego (LPD 22), and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit; and USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) conduct maritime operations off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia in support of Operation Octave Quartz (OOQ). The OOQ mission is to reposition U.S. Department of Defense personnel from Somalia to other locations in East Africa.



By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael J. Lieberknecht Joint Task Force - Quartz Indian Ocean Dec 22, 2020
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