USS Essex conducts an amphibious assault exercise.
PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 28, 2015) A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 enters the well deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is underway conducting an amphibious squadron and Marine expeditionary unit integration training exercise with Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 3 and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (15th MEU) in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher B. Janik/Released) 150301-N-YK910-019
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