Sea Cadets

SEA CADETS KY DIV

Sea Cadets Summer Training aboard USS Ashland LSD48

Nine cadets and three adult uniformed leaders of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Kentucky Division Lexington KY traveled to Norfolk-Little Creek VA for summer training aboard the USS Ashland LSD48. 

They were able to go aboard the USS Kearsarge LHD3 and the museum Battleship Wisconsin BB64 in Norfolk VA. They ended the week in Washington DC. 

The unit is sponsored by NAVY LEAGUE of the U.S. Central KY Council and supported by BLUEGRASS MILITARY AFFAIRS COALITION. 

  • A cadet does pushups in full FFA gear aboard the USS Ashland LSD48
    A cadet does pushups in full FFA gear aboard the USS Ashland LSD48
  • A cadet signals good news, the oxygen tank works, aboard the USS Ashland LSD48
    A cadet signals good news, the oxygen tank works, aboard the USS Ashland LSD48
  • Rackspace for sailors aboard the USS Ashland LSD48
    Rackspace for sailors aboard the USS Ashland LSD48
  • USS Kearsarge LHD3 at sea
    USS Kearsarge LHD3 at sea
  • Cadets prepare to go aboard the USS Kearsarge LHD3 (right); the USS Wasp LHD1 (left)
    Cadets prepare to go aboard the USS Kearsarge LHD3 (right); the USS Wasp LHD1 (left)
  • Cadets learn about flight deck management aboard the USS Kearsarge LHD3
    Cadets learn about flight deck management aboard the USS Kearsarge LHD3
  • Briefing on the mess deck
    Briefing on the mess deck
  • Cadets talk to one of the crew members by the ship's bell on the quarterdeck of USS Kearsarge LHD3
    Cadets talk to one of the crew members by the ship's bell on the quarterdeck of USS Kearsarge LHD3
  • KY Division visiting NAVY LEAGUE of the U.S. and U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Headquarters on Wilson Boulevard in Alexandria VA
    KY Division visiting NAVY LEAGUE of the U.S. and U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Headquarters on Wilson Boulevard in Alexandria VA
  • Cadets and leaders with some of the NHQ staff, who provide the backbone for this cadet military career exploration program
    Cadets and leaders with some of the NHQ staff, who provide the backbone for this cadet military career exploration program
  • KY Division at the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington VA
    KY Division at the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington VA
  • A Sea Cadet with The Lone Sailor at the Navy Memorial in Washington DC
    A Sea Cadet with The Lone Sailor at the Navy Memorial in Washington DC
  • KY Division visits the south lawn of The White House in Washington DC
    KY Division visits the south lawn of The White House in Washington DC