3D Assault Amphibian Battalion

 

3D Assault Amphibian Battalion

1st Marine Division

Marines with Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3d AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3d AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3d AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3rd AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015.   The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3rd AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18),  during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3rd AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Company A, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Marines with Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide  surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
3d AA Bn. goes surfing
Marines with Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, maneuver their Amphibious Assault Vehicle to the shore aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., after exiting the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD18), during a training exercise, Aug. 22, 2015. The purpose of the training was to provide surf qualification training for the battalion’s crew members. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobbie A. Curtis)
Mission
To land the surface assault element of the landing force and their equipment in a single lift from assault shipping during amphibious operations to inland objectives; to conduct mechanized operations and related combat support in subsequent operations ashore.

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