The USS Gunston Hall, A Whidbey Island class dock landing ship of the United States Navy sailed into Belizean waters today to take part in an annual exercise with the Belize Defense Force and National Coast Guard.
The ship was launched on June 27th, 1987, and it is capable of carrying a number of light armored vehicles. The ship will be in Belize until March 8th, and will be conducting exercises geared towards building partnerships with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Approximately 150 Sailors and Marines will be on shore working on civic and humanitarian projects.

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