The amphib is docked at Naval Base San Diego, where it's undergoing routine maintenance.
The lighter ships will help the Navy and Marine Corps "meet new challenges," including sea-control-and-denial operations.
The USS Boxer held a family day underway on March 9.
The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan, its crew and roughly 2,200 Marines aboard are moving to the Middle East.
The ship was pierside at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, where it's undergoing maintenance.
As carrier maintenance issues mount, the Navy is considering loading up amphibious assault ships with F-35Bs.
Navy warship is getting a laser five times stronger than the one the service has tested in the past.
The Senate Armed Services Committee's budget plan would restore some funding for Navy warships that Marines say they need .
Navy officials have identified the woman who died aboard a ship during a port stop in Spain as Lt. Kaylie Ludwig.
An investigation is underway aboard a Navy ship after a sailor was found dead during a stop in Spain.
The stricter regulations over who is eligible for the program overstep the bounds of the law, the suit alleges.
A non-rate's Southern hospitality led to a VIP visit to her cutter -- from the premier of the territory of Greenland.
The 2nd Marine Division has tested about a quarter of its 16,000 Marines and sailors for LSD since the summer.
Retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III may become the first Black secretary of defense.
Army Sgt. Bryan Starr, 35, surrendered to officials in Russell County after being charged in the death of Austin Birdseye.