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Littlerock sailor participates in United Through Reading

Navy photograph by PO1 Matthew N. Jackson

PACIFIC OCEAN–Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Christina Martinez, from Littlerock, Calif., aboard amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) reads a book on recorded video to send back to her daughter as part of United Through Reading program. More than 4,500 sailors and Marines from Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (13th MEU) are transiting the Pacific Ocean en route to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations.




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Headlines – January 18, 2019

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