That approximately half of the AEF units involved in the fight for Belleau Wood
were composed of troops from the United States Army has to this day been a perpetual source of consternation to Army historians.
Other aviation winners were: Military funded newspapers, small deployed units: 1st, Take Notice/Gator Gazette, Belleau Wood
(LHA 3); 2nd, The Guardian, George Washington (CVN 73); 3rd, Give 'Em Hell Herald, Harry S.
Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3); Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, Calif.
Moore (FFG 19), USS Princeton (CG 59), USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3), and USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).
Previous duty stations while on active duty include USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3) and NAVSTA Roosevelt Roads.
I had briefly worked with them when I was a DISBO [Disbursing Officer] during my first tour on USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3) out of Sasebo, Japan.
Moore (FFG 19) completing a wester Pacific tour, Supply Officer in USS Princeton (CG 59) during Operations Desert Shield and Storm, and Supply Officer in USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3) during Operation Desert Fox.
Petty Officer Harney attended Basic Underwater Demolition School in 1999, and served on the USS Essex (LHD 2) and USS Belleau Wood
Ajunwa, USN, Disbursing Division Leading Petty Officer, USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3), April 2001 to April 2005.
Abas, USN, (Gold Star in lieu of Fourth Award), CPO Mess Leading Petty Officer, USS Belleau Wood
(LHA 3), October 2000 to October 2004.
Ensign Leandra Ganci, USS Belleau Wood
By early June the Marines, already the veterans of several skirmishes and battles, were approaching Belleau Wood