USS Green Bay conducts Talisman Saber 17
Crew Chief Cpl. Stephanie Conrad, from Katy, Texas, provides tactical navigation assistance to pilots in a UH-Y Huey helicopter, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) and embarked aboard the amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), during an amphibious raid rehearsal as a part of Talisman Saber 17. Green Bay, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group, is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase naval proficiencies in operating against blue-water adversarial threats and in its primary mission of launching Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sarah Myers/Released)

Photo by: Sarah Myers |  VIRIN: 170708-N-ZL062-064.JPG