(Oct. 20, 2012) Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) spell out SHELLBACK-12 while in formation in honor of those who crossed the equator for the first time. Peleliu is the flagship for the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group on deployment with the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47), with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked throughout the three ships.
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Dimensions:3369 x 1876 px | 28.5 x 15.9 cm | 11.2 x 6.3 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:19 October 2012
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