Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit depart the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) aboard a landing craft utility. The unit is conducting Operation “Field Day” on the remote island of Oshima. Operation “Field Day" is a clearing and clean up mission in support of Operation Tomodachi.::r::::n::::r::::n::::r::::n::
110401-N-9950J-015.jpg Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Greg Johnson

Apr 1, 2011
USS Essex (LHD 2), Sasebo, Japan - Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit depart the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) aboard a landing craft utility. The unit is conducting Operation “Field Day” on the remote island of Oshima. Operation “Field Day" is a clearing and clean up mission in support of Operation Tomodachi.::r::::n::::r::::n::::r::::n::


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