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USS Kearsarge

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), takes off from the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), at sea, Nov. 2, 2013. The 26th MEU finished their eight month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher Q. Stone, 26th MEU Combat Camera/Released)



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This work, USS Kearsarge [Image 2 of 12], by WO Michael Kropiewnicki, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.02.2013

Date Posted:11.06.2013 17:34

Photo ID:1048069

VIRIN:131102-M-SO289-009

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:1.96 MB

Location:USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3), USAFRICOM, AT SEA

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