USS WASP (LHD 1) Commissioned : Jul.6, 1989


(Last update on Oct.27, 2021)
26th MEU(SOC)
HMM-162(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Jun.20, 1991 - Dec.20, 1991 (Med, Persian Gulf)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YS 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-162
YS 2x
CH-53EHMH- DET.
YS 30-35
AV-8BVMA-223 DET. (*1)
YS xx
YS xx
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
(*1) 162727/YS-30 In-flight fire and crashed
at Villagarcia de la Torre, Badajoz Province, Spain on Nov.11, 1991.

Participated :
operation PROVIDE COMFORT in northern Iraq


(Last update on May 22, 2019)
24th MEU(SOC)
HMM-263(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Feb. 1993 - Aug. 1993 (Med, Indian Ocean)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EG 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-263
EG 2x
CH-53EHMH- DET.
EG 3x
EG 4x
AH-1W
UH-1N
HMLA- DET.
EG 5x
AV-8BVMA- DET.
Participated :
operation RESTORE HOPE in Somalia
operation CONTINUE HOPE in Somalia


(Last update on Oct.29, 2008)
SPMAGTF CARIBBEAN(*1)
HMM-264(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Aug. 1994 - Oct.18, 1994 (Caribbean)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EH 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-264
EH xx
CH-53EHMH- DET.
EH xx
EH xx
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
(*1) Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force CARIBBEAN


(Last update on Mar.21, 2018)
2nd MEF
HMH-464(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Feb. 1995 - Apr. 1995 (NorLant)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EN xx
CH-53EHMH-464
EN xx
CH-46EHMM- DET.
EN xx
EN xx
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
EN xx
AV-8BVMA-542 DET.
Participated :
NATO exercise STRONG RESOLVE-95


(Last update on Sep.1, 2021)
26th MEU(SOC)
HMM-264(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Aug.28, 1995 - Feb.28, 1996 (Med, Adriatic Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EH 01x-1x
CH-46EHMM-264
EH 20-26
CH-53EHMH- DET.
EH 30-32
EH 40-43
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA- DET.
EH 50-55
AV-8BVMA-231 DET.
BR 40, 60
HH-46DHC-8 DET.4 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 26th MEU(SOC)
embarked 26th MEU on Aug.30, 1995
disembarked 26th MEU on Feb.26, 1996
Participated :
operation DENY FLIGHT in Bosnia-Herzegovina
operation DECISIVE ENDEAVOR in Bosnia-Herzegovina


(Last update on Jun.10, 2020)
26th MEU(SOC)
HMM-264(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Feb.28, 1998 - Jul.28, 1998 (Med, Adriatic Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EH 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-264
EH 2x
CH-53EHMH-461 DET.
EH 3x
EH 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-167 DET.
BR 5x
HH-46DHC-8 DET.4 (*1)
EH 6x
AV-8BVMA-231 DET.
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 26th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
operation DYNAMIC RESPONSE in Bosnia-Herzegovina
operation DYNAMIC STRIKE in Bosnia-Herzegovina
numerous exercises with Tunisia, Spain, and Greece
Partnership for Peace exercise with Romania


(Last update on Jan.11, 2017)
24th MEU(SOC)
HMM-263(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Feb.18, 2000 - Aug.13, 2000 (Med, Black Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EG 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-263
EG 2x
EG 3x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-269 DET.
EG 4x
CH-53EHMH-464 DET.
EG 5x
AV-8BVMA-542 DET.
HW 73 (ex. 63), 77 (ex. 67)
HH-46DHC-6 DET.7 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 24th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
exercise Spanish PHIBLEX in Sierra del Retin, Spain
exercise DYNAMIC RESPONSE 2000 in Kosovo
exercise DYNAMIC MIX in Capo Teulada, Sardinia, and Kyparissia, Greece
exercise COOPERATIVE PARTNER in Odessa, Ukraine
exercise NOBLE SHIRLEY in Israel


(Last update on Jun.24, 2009)
22nd MEU(SOC)
HMM-261(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Feb.22, 2002 - Aug.30, 2002 (Med, Indian Ocean, North Arabian Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EM 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-261
EM 2x
CH-53EHMH-461 DET.
EM 3x
EM 4x
AH-1W
UH-1N
HMLA-167 DET.
EM 5x
AV-8BVMA-542 DET.
Participated :
operation SEA EAGLE in the Gulf of Aden
operation INFINITE ANVIL in the Horn of Africa
operation ENDURING FREEDOM off the coast of Pakistan


(Last update on Jun.17, 2020)
22nd MEU(SOC)
HMM-266(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
(Expeditionary Strike Group TWO)

Feb.17, 2004 - Sep.18, 2004 (Med, North Arabian Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
ES 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-266
ES 2x
CH-53EHMH-461 DET.
ES 3x
ES 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-167 DET.
ES 5x
AV-8BVMA-542 DET.
BR 61, xx
MH-60SHC-8 DET.6 (*1) (*2)
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 22nd MEU(SOC)
(*2) HC-8 redesignated HSC-28 on May 13, 2005
Participated :
PHIBLEX, off the coast of Albania
operation MOUNTAIN STORM in Kandahar, Afghanistan


(Last update on Jan.20, 2016)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Aug.25, 2006 - Nov.11, 2006 (Med)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
BJ 5xx
MH-53EHM-14 DET.1
BR xx
MH-60SHSC-28 DET.
Participated :
in support of Joint Task Force Lebanon


(Last update on Nov.1, 2017)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Aug.14, 2007 - Dec.14, 2007 (Persian Gulf)
BR xx
MH-60SHSC-28 DET.4
TB xx
MH-53EHM-15 DET.1
ferried VMM-263 to CENTCOM AOR
Oct.4, 2007, VMM-263 departed the USS Wasp in the Gulf of Aqaba

Participated :
exercise PANAMAX 2007 in Colon, Panama
humanitarian assistance/crisis response exercise in Manama, Bahrain


(Last update on Mar.13, 2019)
Security Cooperation Marine Air-Ground Task Force
(SCMAGTF)

USS WASP (LHD 1)
(Destroyer Squadron 40)

Oct.4, 2009 - Dec.22, 2009 (Guantanamo Bay, Caribbean)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
CJ xx
CH-53EHMH-461 DET.
BR xx
MH-60SHSC-28 DET.5
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to SCMAGTF
embarked HMH-461 DET. on Oct.5, 2009
disembarked HMH-461 DET. on Dec.21, 2009
Participated :
Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2009


(Last update on Apr.30, 2014)
Continuous Maintenance Availability (CMA)
Phased Maintenance Availability (PMA)
Aug.23, 2010 - May 2, 2011

at BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk


(Last update on Mar.23, 2016)
26th MEU(SOC)
USS WASP (LHD 1)

Oct.30, 2012 - Nov.12, 2012 (the coast of New York and New Jersey)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
HH xx
CH-53EHMH-366 DET.
CA xx
UH-1NHMLA-467 DET.
BJ 5xx
MH-53EHM-14 DET. (*1)
TB xx
MH-53EHM-15 DET. (*1)
HU 7xx
MH-60SHSC-2 DET. (*1)
AJ 61x
MH-60SHSC-9 DET. (*1)
HW xx
MH-60SHSC-26 DET.4 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 26th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
in support of Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts


(Last update on Apr.30, 2014)
Drydocking Phased Maintenance Availability (DPMA)
Sep.18, 2013 - Nov. 2014

at BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair


(Last update on Sep.23, 2020)
22nd MEU(SOC)
VMM-264(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
(Wasp Amphibious Ready Group)

Jun.25, 2016 - Dec.24, 2016 (U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet AOO)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
EH 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-264
EH 2x
CH-53EHMH- DET.
EH 3x
EH 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1W
HMLA-467 DET.
EH 51-54
EH 55-56
AV-8B+
AV-8B(NA)
VMA-542 DET.
AM 02, 04
MH-60SHSC-22 DET.2 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 22nd MEU(SOC)
embarked 22nd MEU on Jun.28, 2016
disembarked 22nd MEU on Dec.20-22, 2016
Participated :
exercise African Lion 2016 with Royal Moroccan Armed Forces off Cap Draa, Morocco
Operation Odyssey Lightning


(Last update on Sep.6, 2017)
Planned Maintenance Availability (PMA)
Jan.11, 2017 - Jun.8, 2017

at BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair


(Last update on Feb.14, 2018)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Aug.30, 2017 - Jan.14, 2018
(Norfolk to new home port Sasebo, Japan)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
AM 03, 05, 17
MH-60SHSC-22 DET.


(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 Dec.19, 2018)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-262(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
May 21, 2018 - Nov. 2018 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
ET 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-262
ET 2x
CH-53EHMH-361 DET.
ET 3x
ET 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
HMLA-469 DET.
VK xx
F-35BVMFA-121 DET.
Side No. : 02, 03, 05, 06, 09, 10
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
Modex : 02, 07, 08 --> 01, 05, 07 (*2)
(*1) assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1) rather than to 31st MEU(SOC).
(*2) #02, #07 and #08 deployed to WestPac cruise,
Then, #01, #05 and #07 returned from WestPac cruise.

Deployed :
Aug.6, 2018 - Oct.29, 2018 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Aug.14, 2018
disembarked 31st MEU on Oct.25, 2018
Participated :
photo exercise (PHOTOEX) with USS Shoup (DDG 86) and JS Osumi (LST 4001),
        off the east coast of Okinawa, Japan
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) and Certification Exercise (CERTEX),
        off the coast of Okinawa, Japan
disaster relief support in the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut,
        off the southeast coast of Guam
biennial exercise Valiant Shield 2018
        in the Guam operating area


(Last update on Apr.3, 2019)
31st MEU(SOC)
VMM-262(Rein)
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Nov. 2018 - Mar. 2019 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
ET 0x-1x
MV-22BVMM-262
ET 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
ET 3x
ET 4x
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
HMLA-267 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 :
Jan.11, 2019 - Feb.14, 2019 (WestPac)
embarked 31st MEU on Jan.15, 2019
disembarked 31st MEU on Feb.7, 2019
(*2) VMFA-121 DET. Side No. : 01, 04, 06, 08, 10, 13
Participated :
photo exercise (PHOTOEX) with USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and JS Kunisaki (LST 4003),
        in the East China Sea
Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) and Certification Exercise (CERTEX),
        off the coast of Okinawa, Japan


(Last update on May 1, 2019)
4th Marine Regiment
Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4

USS WASP (LHD 1)
Forward deployed Fleet Activties Sasebo, Japan
Mar. 2019 - Apr. 2019 (Assignment period)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YQ xx
MV-22BVMM-268 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 SPMAGTF 4.
Deployed :
Mar.22, 2019 - Apr.19, 2019 (WestPac)
embarked Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4 on Mar.26-27, 2019
disembarked SPMAGTF 4 on Apr.17, 2019
(*3) VMFA-121 DET. Side No. : 02, 03, 04, 06, 08, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Participated :
exercise Balikatan 2019


(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.
Side No. : 01, 05, 06, 08, 10, 13
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
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


(Last update on Aug.26, 2020)
Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - WASP
I MEF
13th MEU(SOC)

VMM-166
USS WASP (LHD 1)
Aug.27, 2019 - Nov.18, 2019
(homeport change : Sasebo, Japan to Norfolk, VA.)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YX xx
MV-22BVMM-166 DET.
RB xx
MH-60SHSC-25 DET.6 (*1)
Modex : 01, 05, 07
VR xx
MH-60SHSC-21 DET. (*2)
(*1) HSC-25 DET.6 assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1)
deployed aboard USS WASP (LHD 1) until Sep.13, 2019 from Aug.27, 2019
(*2) HSC-21 DET. assigned to USS WASP (LHD 1)
deployed aboard USS WASP (LHD 1) until Nov.18, 2019 from Sep.26, 2019

embarked I MFE and 13th MEU on Sep.18, 2019 at San Diego
Participated :