Mar 2, 2013

Gen. James Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, salutes as the colors are presented before the christening ceremony for the USNS Montford Point at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, March 2. Amos spoke about the Montford Point Marines and how, like them, this mobile landing platform will be a pioneer of its own. The ship will provide a mobile pier, reducing American forces' dependency on foreign ports.

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