Provide Gunfire Support

Some articles on support, provide, provide gunfire support:

USS Beale (DD-471) - World War II - 1944
... For the next month, the warship divided her time between support for the Saidor operation and general patrol and escort missions along the New Guinea coast from Milne Bay to Saidor ... would further shield his right flank during the advance and provide an alternative base to heavily defended Rabaul ... Beale accompanied Nashville and Bache to a station north of Seeadler Harbor off Ndrilo Island to provide gunfire support for the landing force ...
USS Walke (DD-723) - Vietnam War
... On 4 September, the destroyer moved inshore to provide gunfire support for troops operating ashore ... She returned to Vietnamese waters on 29 September and took up station just offshore to provide gunfire support for the troops ashore. 11 December at which time she moved inshore to provide gunfire support for troops operating ashore in the I Corps combat zone ...

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