Mar 3, 2010

U.S. Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit prepare to launch a combat rubber raiding crafts (CRRC) during a CRRC training mission aboard forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), under way in the South China Sea, March 3, 2010. Essex, commanded by Capt. Troy Hart, is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is conducting spring patrol throughout the Western Pacific region.

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