USS Kearsarge News
Tour the flight deck of a US Navy assault ship
ABC News' Rachel Scott reports from aboard the USS Kearsarge as it makes its way into New York Harbor for Fleet Week.
USS Nimitz Carrier Moving Toward Red Sea, But No Orders for Syria
In another “just in case” move by a Navy ship, the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz is moving westward towards the Red Sea, but it has not been given orders to be part of the planning for a limited U.S. military strike on Syria, defense officials...
U.S. Amphibious Ship in Mediterranean, But Not Part of Syria Mission
A Navy amphibious ship with several hundred Marines aboard is now operating in the Mediterranean but is not part of any of the U.S. military planning for a limited strike against Syria, defense officials said Friday. The ship is in the region as part of...
Pentagon Denies U.S. About to 'Invade' Egypt
ABC’s Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) and Molly Hunter (@MollyMHunter) report: The Pentagon and U.S. Embassy in Cairo issued surprising denials today after reports in the Egyptian press said that a U.S. task force in the Red Sea was about to “invade Egypt.” Earlier this week, three...
US Picking Up Tab for Libya?
America may be handing off some of the responsibility of Operation Odyssey Dawn in Libya to other nations, but it is clear America's service men and women will still be bearing a heavy load, and Americans will be picking up a great deal of the tab. Today, British fighter jets flew high above the
The Money and Manpower Behind US Military Muscle
As the US prepares to hand over part of this giant operation. There is no question that US forces and money will continue to be spent. Martha Raddatz the only reporter to land on the USS kearsarge assault ship in the Mediterranean the nerve center of this attack. Asking tough questions tonight
Target Libya: NATO Takes On Larger Role
Martha Raddatz explains the greater responsibilities NATO has assumed in Libya.
Operation: No Fly Zone
Martha Raddaz embeds with the platoon tasked to maintain the Libyan no fly zone.
US Prepares to Hand Off the Operations in Libya
We're learning of an agreement for the US to hand over a huge part of that pulled operation over Libya and tonight at ABC news exclusive. Martha Raddatz extraordinary access behind me you're looking at the USS kearsarge and that's where American jets have been taking off to pound targets from the
Exclusive: Marines Who Rescued Downed Pilots in Libya Feared Hostile Fire
The United States Marine Corps captains who rescued two U.S. Air Force pilots in Libya said today they feared hostile fire during the rescue mission but describe an otherwise smooth operation that lasted about an hour and a half. "After it was all over we felt very good," said USMC Capt. Erik