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USS Iwo Jima approaches Haiti behind Hurricane Tomas

Petty Officer 3rd Class Phillip A. Poole measures wind readings with a hand-held anemometer on board the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima departed Paramaribo, Suriname, on Nov. 1 and is currently en-route to Haiti in preparation of the possibility of providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to the Government of Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Tomas. Tomas is forecasted to make landfall in Haiti late Nov. 5. (U.S. Navy Photo/Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Kuykendall)



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This work, USS Iwo Jima approaches Haiti behind Hurricane Tomas [Image 1 of 2], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.05.2010

Date Posted:11.05.2010 18:43

Photo ID:337020

VIRIN:101105-N-#####-012

Resolution:2100x1500

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Location:CARIBBEAN SEA, USAFRICOM, AT SEA

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