30 Sailors, Marines Injured in LCAC ‘Incident’ During Wasp ARG, 24th MEU Training Off Florida

USS Wasp (LHD-1), with the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is underway in the Atlantic Ocean during Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), on April 21, 2024. US Marine Corps Photo

An “incident” off Florida on Wednesday evening involving two Navy air-cushioned landing craft, or LCACs, left 30 sailors and Marines with injuries, including five treated at a Georgia hospital, the Navy announced late Thursday.

The service began its investigation into the mishap, which happened off...


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