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- Welcome Aboard message from CO

Welcome aboard the Navy’s finest amphibious assault ship! I am excited to showcase the ship’s capabilities and the finest crew in the Fleet!

I am very pleased that you will be joining us for an inside look at the Mighty ESSEX and witness the pride and professionalism of the men and women who serve our country at sea.

As you tour the ship, please take the time to talk with the Sailors and Marines you encounter and understand the immense responsibilities they have to maintain ESSEX ready to support our Nation.

I am confident it will be a memorable experience for you and the crew.
Thank you,
Wayne Liebold
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer


 Welcome Aboard Letter pdf


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USS Essex (LHD 2)

San Diego, CA


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