USS Ranger (CV-61) B-25 Mitchell Doolittle reenactment. The restored World War II B-25 Mitchell bomber aircraft "Heavenly Body" takes off from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS RANGER (CV-61). It and another B-25 are being launched in a re-enactment of "Doolittle's Raid" of April 18, 1942, during which 16 B-25's were launched from the aircraft carrier USS HORNET (CV-8) in the first attack on the Japanese mainland.
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrived in Fremantle, Australia, June 25. Sailors and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are visiting the city in preparation for the biennial military training exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.Green Bay is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.