USS Essex Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today USS Essex Celebrates LGBT Pride Month View post tag: News by topic June 24, 2015 View post tag: USS Essex View post tag: Navy View post tag: LGBT Share this articlecenter_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: americas View post tag: Pride Month USS Essex Celebrates LGBT Pride Month Sailors and Marines aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) held a command-wide observance ceremony in honor and support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, June 22.The observance covered the history of LGBT rights and related civil rights movements. The event was hosted by Essex’s multicultural committee and featured several speakers, including Essex’s commanding officer.Essex is currently deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.Image: US Navylast_img