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Assault Craft Unit Two

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ACU TWO is a unique and dynamic naval unit with almost 300 officers and Sailors operating 16 Utility Landing Craft (LCU) vessels, 4 Mechanized Landing Craft (LCM-8) and 2 Utility Boats (UB). ACU TWO craft have operated in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Black Sea and the Baltic Sea , supporting virtually every amphibious exercise or

ACU TWO is a unique and dynamic naval unit with almost 300 officers and Sailors operating 16 Utility Landing Craft (LCU) vessels, 4 Mechanized Landing Craft (LCM-8) and 2 Utility Boats (UB). ACU TWO craft have operated in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Black Sea and the Baltic Sea , supporting virtually every amphibious exercise or

Operating as usual

DET Bravo , LCU 1654 and LCU 1663, recently completed SWATT (Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training) with the USS Ba...
12/28/2022

DET Bravo , LCU 1654 and LCU 1663, recently completed SWATT (Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training) with the USS Bataan and a beach party team from BMU2. It was a great time integrating with the ship and their Crew.

ACU 2 Change of Command Ceremony 2022.  The Change of Command is unique in the world today in that it is the transfer of...
12/09/2022

ACU 2 Change of Command Ceremony 2022. The Change of Command is unique in the world today in that it is the transfer of total responsibility, authority, and accountability from one Commander to another. Biding farewell and following seas to CDR Grubbs as CDR Hoy takes the ACU 2 helm.

Holiday Party 2022.
12/04/2022

Holiday Party 2022.

ACU TWO’s Thanksgiving Luncheon. 🦃
12/01/2022

ACU TWO’s Thanksgiving Luncheon. 🦃

Congratulations to all of our newest Third Class & Second Class Petty Officers!
11/23/2022

Congratulations to all of our newest Third Class & Second Class Petty Officers!

CWO2 Schrader Commissioning Ceremony.
10/22/2022

CWO2 Schrader Commissioning Ceremony.

NAVY CHIEF, NAVY PRIDE!!!  Congratulations HMC Cedillo, CSC Green, BMC Muckenthaler & BMC Sam!
10/22/2022

NAVY CHIEF, NAVY PRIDE!!! Congratulations HMC Cedillo, CSC Green, BMC Muckenthaler & BMC Sam!

Celebrating 247 years.  🇺🇸
10/19/2022

Celebrating 247 years. 🇺🇸

From our ACU 2 family to yours-WELCOME HOME 1662 CREW!!!  Thank you for all you’ve accomplished this deployment.
10/18/2022

From our ACU 2 family to yours-WELCOME HOME 1662 CREW!!! Thank you for all you’ve accomplished this deployment.

CPO Doughnut sale.
10/18/2022

CPO Doughnut sale.

Photos from U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet's post
09/20/2022

Photos from U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet's post

Photos from Beachmaster Unit Two's post
09/15/2022

Photos from Beachmaster Unit Two's post

Recently, LCU 1654 and LCM 13 participated in TOEE22 greatly enhancing our Navy and Marine Corps interoperability.  This...
09/13/2022

Recently, LCU 1654 and LCM 13 participated in TOEE22 greatly enhancing our Navy and Marine Corps interoperability. This was a unique operation with 508 NM of independent steaming through the Intra Coastal Waterway as well as utilizing their Autonomous abilities.

Timeline photos
08/16/2022

Timeline photos

The National Su***de Prevention Lifeline, now known as the 988 Su***de & Crisis Lifeline, can be more easily reached by calling or texting 988, or chatting on http://988lifeline.org.

Some insight to one of our missions! Thank you USS Gunston Hall (L*D 44) for posting!
08/13/2022

Some insight to one of our missions! Thank you USS Gunston Hall (L*D 44) for posting!

Wrapping up a great exercise!
08/11/2022

Wrapping up a great exercise!

07/27/2022

Heat-related illnesses can be serious. Make sure you know how hot is too hot!

Photos from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story's post
07/26/2022

Photos from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story's post

Yesterday’s women in sea/shore luncheon was reach one teach one mentoring and guiding for future female sailors. The goa...
07/21/2022

Yesterday’s women in sea/shore luncheon was reach one teach one mentoring and guiding for future female sailors. The goal of this navy program is to create a one on one conversation to better enact and understand female regulations and women specific difficulties.

Congratulations to our frockees HM3 Labrecque and MA3 Watson!! And congratulations to YN2 Primavera on his reenlistment!
07/21/2022

Congratulations to our frockees HM3 Labrecque and MA3 Watson!! And congratulations to YN2 Primavera on his reenlistment!

LCU1661 just returned from an amazing training opportunity in which they were able to work with French Marines during ex...
06/29/2022

LCU1661 just returned from an amazing training opportunity in which they were able to work with French Marines during exercise CARIBES !

Photos courtesy of SN Ditto

An incredible presentation and celebration as we close our Pride Month! Our events are planned and hosted by our very ow...
06/29/2022

An incredible presentation and celebration as we close our Pride Month! Our events are planned and hosted by our very own Multicultural Committee involving sailors across the command! 🏳️‍🌈

So exciting to see our sailors out doing what they do best!
06/15/2022

So exciting to see our sailors out doing what they do best!

Congratulations to our sailors who were promoted through the Meritorious Advancement Program! EM1 RobinsonBM2 LopezEN3 C...
04/06/2022

Congratulations to our sailors who were promoted through the Meritorious Advancement Program!

EM1 Robinson
BM2 Lopez
EN3 Chaidez
BM3 Burrows (not pictured)

Good luck to the crew of LCU 1662 as they head off on their deployment. They will be operating with USS Gunston Hall (L*...
03/29/2022

Good luck to the crew of LCU 1662 as they head off on their deployment. They will be operating with USS Gunston Hall (L*D-44) as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Readiness Group. We'll see you soon!

Happy St. Patrick's Day from our ACU-2 family to yours!
03/17/2022

Happy St. Patrick's Day from our ACU-2 family to yours!

Congratulations to BM3 Burrows for being meritoriously advanced to Petty Officer Third Class!
03/16/2022

Congratulations to BM3 Burrows for being meritoriously advanced to Petty Officer Third Class!

Congratulations to EN2 King on his re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service.
03/13/2022

Congratulations to EN2 King on his re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service.

At a recent All Hands Call, we had the opportunity to recognize Sailors for all of their hard work, including our Sailor...
03/08/2022

At a recent All Hands Call, we had the opportunity to recognize Sailors for all of their hard work, including our Sailors of the Quarter for 1st Quarter 2022!

Congratulations to QM3 Neuman on his re-enlistment. Thank you for your continued service!
03/08/2022

Congratulations to QM3 Neuman on his re-enlistment. Thank you for your continued service!

Congratulations to LS2 Bixler on her re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service.
02/08/2022

Congratulations to LS2 Bixler on her re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service.

Last week, Sailors assigned to LCU 1661 conducted training with the Center for Security Forces.
02/08/2022

Last week, Sailors assigned to LCU 1661 conducted training with the Center for Security Forces.

Congratulations to EN2 Barrera and MMC Williams on their re-enlistments! Thank you for your continued service.
01/13/2022

Congratulations to EN2 Barrera and MMC Williams on their re-enlistments! Thank you for your continued service.

Congratulations to EM2 Balsama on her re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service.
12/15/2021

Congratulations to EM2 Balsama on her re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service.

Congratulations to EN2 Long on his six-year re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service!
12/07/2021

Congratulations to EN2 Long on his six-year re-enlistment! Thank you for your continued service!

Last month, LCU1661 and her crew returned from a successful deployment to the U.S. FIFTH and SIXTHFLT areas of operation...
11/30/2021

Last month, LCU1661 and her crew returned from a successful deployment to the U.S. FIFTH and SIXTHFLT areas of operation. LCU1661 was embarked on USS Carter Hall (L*D 50) as part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Readiness Group (IWOARG).

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