(Last update on May 1, 2013)
17th MAU
HMM-265(C)
USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10)
Jul.30, 1979 - Feb.22, 1980 (WestPac)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46FHMM-265
EP xx
CH-53DHMH-463 DET.
EP xx
AH-1T
UH-1N
HMA-169 DET.


(Last update on Jan.3, 2018)
31st MAU (*1)
HMM-265(C)
USS TARAWA (LHA 1)
Oct.14, 1980 - Apr.16, 1981 (WestPac, Indian Ocean)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP xx
CH-46EHMM-265 (*2)
EP 2x
CH-53DHMH-463 DET.
EP xx
AH-1T
UH-1N
HMA-169 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8AVMA-513 DET. (*3)
(*1) 31st MAU deployed aboard the TARAWA from Oct.24, 1980 to Apr.7, 1981.
(*2) HMM-265 deployed aboard the TARAWA from Oct.24, 1980 to Apr.7, 1981.
(*3) VMA-513 DET. deployed aboard the TARAWA from Oct.24, 1980 to Apr.16, 1981.
Participated :
exercise PHIBLEX off Mindoro, Republic of the Philippines
exercise VALIANT BLITZ off Mindoro, Republic of the Philippines
exercise VALIANT USHER 81-3 in the Lancelin Operations Area, Western Australia
exercise TEAM SPIRIT 81 in the environs of Pusan, Republic of Korea
exercise VALIANT FLEX 81-2 in the environs of Pusan, Republic of Korea


(Last update on Jan.30, 2019)
31st MAU
HMM-265(C)
USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10)
Nov.12, 1981 - May 15, 1982 (WestPac, Indian Ocean)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP xx
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53DHMH-462 DET.
EP xx
AH-1THMA-169 DET.
EP xx
UH-1NHML- DET.
 
UH-1N"Tiger Two" (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10) rather than to 31st MAU
Participated :


(Last update on Feb.23, 2011)
17th MAU (*1)
HMM-265(C)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Jan. 1984 - Jul. 1984 (WestPac)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP xx
CH-53DHMH- DET.
EP xx
AH-1THMA-169 DET.
EP xx
UH-1NHML- DET.
(*1) 17th MAU redesignated 11th MAU on Jul.20, 1984
Participated :
four major Amphibious Exercises


(Last update on Oct.1, 2014)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jul. 1995 - Nov. 1995 (Assigned period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
WH xx
AV-8BVMA-542 DET.
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Participated :


(Last update on Nov.19, 2014)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Nov. 1995 - May 1996 (Assigned period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-513 DET.
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Participated :


(Last update on Oct.1, 2014)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
May 1996 - Nov. 1996 (Assigned period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-466 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
EP xx
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Participated :


(Last update on Oct.17, 2018)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jul. 1998 - Jul. 1999 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-361 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Oct.20, 1998 - Mar.18, 1999 (WestPac, Persian Gulf)
Participated :
Exercise FOAL EAGLE off the coast of Korea
Operations DESERT THUNDER in the Persian Gulf
Operations SOUTHERN WATCH in the Persian Gulf
Operation DESERT FOX in the Persian Gulf


(Last update on Apr.30, 2003)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jul. 1999 - Sep. 1999 (Assigned period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-169 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.


(Last update on Jun.13, 2018)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Sep. 1999 - Jan. 2000 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-169 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-211 DET.A
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Sep.14, 1999 - Nov.8, 1999 (WestPac)
Participated :
Operation STABILISE in East Timor


(Last update on Jun.4, 2014)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jan. 2001 - Jul. 2001 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-361 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jan.15, 2001 - Feb.9, 2001 (WestPac)
Participated :
Training in an Urban Environment Exercise (TRUEX) in Okinawa

Deployed : Mar.5, 2001 - Apr.2, 2001 (WestPac)
Participated :
Blue/Green Workups
Special Operations Capable qualification Exercise (SOCEX)

Deployed : Apr.23, 2001 - Jun.17, 2001 (WestPac)
Participated :
exercise Tandem Thrust in the Shoalwater Bay area in Queensland, Australia


(Last update on Feb.4, 2015)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jul. 2001 - Jan. 2002 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-169 DET.
WL 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB xx
HH-46DHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Oct.2, 2001 - Nov.21, 2001 (WestPac)
Participated :
Blue-Green Workups/SOCEX off the coast of Okinawa
assist the U.S. Support Group East Timor with humanitarian and civic assistance projects


(Last update on Jun.19, 2013)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jul. 2003 - Dec 2003 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-361 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-231 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
 
VH-60NHMX-1 (*2)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Aug.26, 2003 - Oct.5. 2003 (WestPac), embarked 31st MEU on Sep.4, 2003
Participated :
recertification of the TACAN at an evaluation range near Yokosuka Naval Base
Blue-Green Workups, ARGEX and SOCEX

Deployed : Oct.10, 2003 - Nov.24, 2003 (WestPac)
Participated :
provided support for the United States' President's 22 October visit to Bali
(*2) from Oct.17 to Oct.22, hosted one VH-60N and aircrew from HMX-1
conducted civil-military operations (CMO) in and around East Timor


(Last update on Jun.13, 2012)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jan. 2004 - Mar. 2004 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-369 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-211 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jan. 2004 - Mar. 2004 (WestPac)
Participated : exercise Foal Eagle


(Last update on Jun.13, 2012)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Mar. 2004 - Apr. 2004 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-369 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-211 DET.


(Last update on Mar.20, 2013)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Apr. 2004 - Apr. 2005 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
ET xx
6 x CH-46EsHMM-262 DET. (*2)
EP 2x
CH-53DHMH-463 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-369 DET.
EP 5x
AV-8BVMA-211 DET. (*5)
RB xx
MH-60SHC-5 DET.6 (*1)
RB xx
2 x MH-60SsHC-5 DET.3 (*3)
TB xx
4 x MH-53EsHM-15 DET. (*4)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
(*2) HMM-262DET. transported from MCAS Futenma by USS Fort McHenry (LSD-43)
boarded from Jan.18 until Feb.8
(*3) HC-5DET.3 from USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS-3) boarded from Jan.18 until Feb.8
(*4) HM-15DET. from Bahrain boarded from Jan.18 until Feb.8
(*5) VMA-211DET. returned to MCAS Yuma on Feb.7, 2005
Deployed : Apr.23, 2004 - Jun.15, 2004 (WestPac)
Participated :
exercise Cobra Gold 2004

Deployed : Aug.22, 2004 - Apr.6, 2005 (WestPac, Persian Gulf)
Participated :
Operation Unified Assistance off the coast of Sumatra from Jan.18 until Feb.8
Operation Iraqi Freedom


(Last update on Dec.2, 2015)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jul. 2006 - Jan. 2007 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
WL 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB 56, 64
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Oct.19, 2006 - Dec.1, 2006 (WestPac)
Participated :
exercise TALON VISION
Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX)
on the island regions of Luzon and Palawan


(Last update on Nov.15, 2017)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jan. 2007 - May 2007 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
WE 5x
AV-8BVMA-214 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jan.24, 2007 - Apr.16, 2007 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, 2007
Participated :
ARG and Evaluation Exercises 07-1
Reception Staging Onward-Movement and Integration and FOAL EAGLE 2007 (RSOI/FE 07)


(Last update on May 13, 2015)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
May 2007 - Dec. 2007 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
WE 5x
AV-8BVMA-214 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
May 21, 2007 - Jul.24, 2007 (WestPac)
Participated :
exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2007

Deployed : Oct.26, 2007 - Dec.11, 2007 (WestPac)
Participated :
exercise TALON VISION
Amphibious Landing Exercises (PHIBLEX)
off the coast of Luzon, Republic of the Philippines
Korean Interoperability Training Program (KITP)


(Last update on Jun.28, 2017)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Dec. 2007 - Jul. 2008 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53DHMH-463 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
WF 5x
AV-8BVMA-513 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jan.24, 2008 - Mar. 2008 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Jan.30, 2008
Participated :
exercise Balikatan 2008 in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines

Deployed : Apr. 2008 - Jun.24, 2008 (WestPac)
onloaded vehicles and equipment from elements of the 31st MEU on Apr.27, 2008
disembarked 31st MEU on Jun.20, 2008
Participated :
supported Joint Task Force Caring Response,
a humanitarian assistance operation developed in the wake of Cyclone Nargis
in the Andaman Sea, off the coast of Burma


(Last update on Nov.21, 2012)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Aug. 2009 - Jan. 2010 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH- DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
WF xx
AV-8BVMA-513 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Nov.1, 2009 - Nov.21, 2009 (WestPac)


(Last update on Sep.5, 2012)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jan. 2010 - Jul. 2010 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH- DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
WL xx
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jan.20, 2010 - Mar.29, 2010 (WestPac)
Participated :
exercise Cobra Gold 2010
exercise Balikatan 2010


(Last update on Sep.19, 2012)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jun. 2011 - Dec. 2011 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-467 DET.
WE xx
AV-8BVMA-214 DET.
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jun.23, 2011 - Jul.7, 2011 (WestPac)

Deployed : Sep.21, 2011 - Dec.8, 2011 (WestPac)
Participated :
Certification Exercise (CERTEX), Oct. 7-16.
exercise PHIBLEX 2012 in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines.
providing support to U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Bali
for the 19th ASEAN Summit in Nusa Dua, Nov. 17-19.


(Last update on Dec.30, 2015)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS ESSEX (LHD 2)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Dec. 2011 - Apr. 2012 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-466 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
WL xx
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS ESSEX (LHD 2) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Feb.27, 2012 - Apr.9, 2012 (WestPac)
Participated :
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) and Certification Exercise (CERTEX)
exercise Foal Eagle 2012 off the Korean East Coast


(Last update on Dec.30, 2015)
31st MEU(SOC)
HMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Apr. 2012 - Jun. 2012 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-466 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
WL xx
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Not Deployed


(Last update on Nov.27, 2013)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jun. 2013 - Nov. 2013(Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-772 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1W
HMLA-167 DET.
WE xx
AV-8BVMA-214 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jun.13, 2013 - Oct.1, 2013 (WestPac),
embarked 31st MEU until Sep.25, 2013 from Jun.24, 2013
Participated :
exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013
in Central Queensland, Australia, and off the coast of Queensland
exercise KOOLENDONG 2013
at Bradshaw Field Training Area, Northern Australia


(Last update on Jun.21, 2017)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Dec. 2013 - May 2014 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-464 DET.A
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1W
HMLA-469 DET.A
WP xx
AV-8BVMA-223 DET.
RB 01, 03
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed : Feb.17, 2014 - May 1, 2014 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU until Apr.26, 2014 from Feb.22, 2014
embarked VMA-223 DET. until Mar. 2014 from Feb.22, 2014
Participated :
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT)
Certification Exercise (CERTEX)
exercise SSANG YONG, off the coast of Pohang, Republic of Korea
SAR mission for South Korean ferry Sewol, near the island of Jindo


(Last update on Feb.3, 2016)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
May 2015 - Nov. 2015 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1W
HMLA-269 DET.
WL xx
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB 03, 05, 08, 09
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jun.1, 2015 - Sep.1, 2015 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Jun.6, 2015
disembarked 31st MEU on Aug.28, 2015
Participated :
biennial exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, while underway off the northern coast of Australia
in support of recovery efforts after the Saipan island was hit by Typhoon Soudelor


(Last update on Jun.22, 2016)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Dec. 2015 - Jun. 2016 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-466 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1W
HMLA-167 DET.
WE 5x
AV-8BVMA-214 DET.
RB 03, 08, 09
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jan.18, 2016 - Mar.30, 2016 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Feb.1, 2016
disembarked 31st MEU on Mar.25, 2016
Participated :
amphibious landing exercise Ssang Yong 2016, as part of the joint exercise Foal Eagle
off the coast of Pohang, Republic of Korea
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) and Certification Exercise (CERTEX)


(Last update on Dec.13, 2017)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
May 2017 - Nov. 2017 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
HMLA-169 DET.
WL xx
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
RB 02, 03, 07, 08
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Jun.1, 2017 - Sep.25, 2017 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Jun.5, 2017
disembarked 31st MEU on Sep.19, 2017
Participated :
biennial exercise Talisman Sabre 2017 (TS17) off the northern coast of Australia
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT)
Certification Exercise (CERTEX)


(Last update on Feb.14, 2018)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Nov. 2017 - Jan. 2018 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-466 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
HMLA-369 DET.
RB 02, 07, 08
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed : not deployed


(Last update on Aug.24, 2018)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Jan. 2018 - May 21, 2018 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-466 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
HMLA-369 DET.
VK xx
F-35BVMFA-121 DET.
Side No. : 02, 05, 07, 09, 10, 11
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
Modex : 02, 07, 08
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC)
Deployed :
Mar.3, 2018 - Apr.26, 2018 (WestPac)
embarked VMFA-121 on Mar.5, 2018
embarked 31st MEU on Mar.15, 2018
disembarked 31st MEU on Apr.24, 2018
Participated :
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT), off the coast of Okinawa, Japan
amphibious landing exercise Ssang Yong 2018 off the coast of Pohang, Republic of Korea
annual joint exercise Foal Eagle
photo exercise (PHOTOEX), in the Korean Strait
Certification Exercise (CERTEX), off the coast of Okinawa, Japan


(Last update on Sep.11, 2019)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-265(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
May 2019 - Aug. 2019 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EP 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-265
EP 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
EP 3x
EP 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
HMLA-169 DET.
VK xx
F-35BVMFA-121 DET. (*2)
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
Modex : 01, 05, 07
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC).
Deployed :
May 22, 2019 - Aug.17, 2019 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Jun.2, 2019
disembarked 31st MEU on Aug.13-15, 2019
(*2) VMFA-121 DET. Side No. : 01, 05, 06, 08, 10, 13
Participated :
in support of the President of the United States
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) and Certification Exercise (CERTEX)
        at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia
biennial exercise Talisman Sabre 2019