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The official website of Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 8

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Welcome to Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 8! Our mission is to prepare plans, support embarked amphibious forces, conduct rehearsals, render humanitarian assistance/disaster relief and perform assaults upon hostile shores in support of national policy during low intensity conflicts and as a component of an integrated battle force during major conflicts. PHIBRON 8 has the capability to land troops and equipment by air and sea simultaneously, and to support troops in the field with fixed and rotary wing attack aircraft. Our staff is charged with the responsibilities of planning and executing amphibious operations and deployments with a reinforced Marine battalion. 


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