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What does PHIBGRU stand for?

PHIBGRU stands for Amphibious Group

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Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Commander, Amphibious Group THREE, San Diego; Commander, U.
Facing the prospect of simultaneous retrograde movements by Eighth Army on the west coast and by X Corps on the east, Doyle retained overall command of the redeployments but directed Amphibious Group 3, under Rear Admiral Lyman Thackrey, to attend to Eighth Army at Chinnampo and Inchon, leaving Amphibious Group 1, under his direct command, to support X Corps at Songjin, Wonsan, and Hungnam.
They operate in support of carrier and expeditionary strike groups, surface action groups, amphibious groups and replenishment groups.
That tour was followed by duty as Commander, Amphibious Group Three, in San Diego, CA, where he was promoted to Rear Admiral (Upper Half).
Fleet; commanded USS Perry; served in Bureau of Navigation (1942-43), USS Indiana in Gilbert, New Hebrides, and Marshall Islands (1943-44), Amphibious Group 8, Seventh Fleet Amphibious Force (1944-45); participated in landings at Morotai, Leyte, and Lingayen; commanded VII Force in assault on Biak and Sansapor; responsible for landings in southwestern Luzon and Palawan, Philippines (1945); Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel (1945); commander, Battleships and Cruisers, Atlantic Fleet (1945-47); Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Personnel (1947-50); Commander in Chief, Atlantic and U.