The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) will participate in Egemen 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Mate 3rd Class Jose E. Ponce.
Oct. 26, 2015 By Ryan Maass (UPI)
WASHINGTON, -- Amphibious forces from the U.S. Navy and Turkey began participating in Egemen 2015, a naval training exercise, on Saturday. The exercises will be planned by a combined Turkish-U.S. staff, and will include tactical level training ashore in addition to amphibious landing, and other elements of amphibious warfare. The U.S. will commit the USS Kearsarge and part of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit to the exercise.