Gen. Neller said he'll talk to Congress about the lack of funding for the warships and the effect on national security.
The shift marks the third phase of a series of Marine Corps experiments in preparation for a high-tech future fight.
U.S. Gen. Joseph Votel could see an Iranian fast boat race across in front of the USS Essex.
The effort activated to support relief and rescue operations after Hurricane Florence hits has swelled to 7,000 troops.
Lawmakers criticized the plan as inadequate for a Navy that needs more grey hulls today to meet global requirements.
The amphibious transport dock is visiting New York City to participate in Fleet Week for the first time.
The Navy commander's superiors lost confidence in her ability to effectively lead sailors and carry out her duties.
Saturday marks the Navy’s move into amphibious assault ships that don’t have well-decks.
U.S. military officials explained that the military moves represent routine training and scheduled upgrades.
The days of treating amphibious ships like shuttle buses that get Marines to the fight are over.