Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Group Exercise

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Eric Smith rides in an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, attached to the “Blackjacks” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in the Pacific Ocean, June 11, 2018. COMPTUEX is the final pre-deployment exercise that certifies the combined Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s abilities to conduct military operations at sea and project power ashore during their upcoming deployment in summer of 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Freeman)

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