USS Boxer Cleans Up Ocean Beach
SAN DIEGO – He lifts up the front of his shirt with a gloved hand to wipe the sweat off his forehead. It’s hot. Everyone else is sweating too. It was cloudy and cool in the morning, but the sun burned the marine layer away just before he and the rest of the volunteers picked up their shovels.
Thank God it’s Wednesday!
SAN DIEGO- It’s an early Wednesday morning, and a Sailor wipes a drip of sweat from his forehead, as he finishes up maintenance on the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). His standard issued hard hat helps protect him from anything that might fall on his head, but it’s not helping with the heat of the San Diego summer. He works diligently ensuring that he still has time to go clean the spaces he is responsible for before he hears every Sailor’s favorite words: liberty call.
Former Nuke decides to STA Navy
Ens. Derek Prescott, from Sumter, S.C., enlisted in the Navy in 2007 as a Machinist’s Mate in the nuclear submarine field. In August 2014 he proudly received his gold Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) pin in the wardroom of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) where he is presently stationed. The road between the two places still gives him pause.
Work Hard, Play Hard
SAN DIEGO - Master Chief Ship’s Serviceman Alex Payumo, from Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), sets up his shot in a billiards tournament during Surface Line Week 2014.
Boxer Holds Change of Command
SAN DIEGO – The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) held a change of command ceremony on the flight deck where Capt. Wayne R. Brown relieved Capt. John E. Gumbleton as commanding officer.
Boxer ARG, 13th MEU Return from Deployment
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed an eight-month deployment when the ships arrived at Naval Base San Diego.
Boxer Gets a Head Start on Motorcycle Safety
PACIFIC OCEAN – Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) are gearing up for the upcoming motorcycle-riding season in Southern California, by signing up for the appropriate safety courses and getting to know their fellow riders before returning home from their deployment.
BOXER LEARNS LOVE LANGUAGES; MILITARY EDITION
USS Boxer, At Sea (NNS)After being deployed for more than seven months, Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) prepare to re-integrate with their families.