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RIMPAC 2012

Seaman Matt Minikus from USS Essex (LHD 2) won the 50-yard freestyle at a swim meet during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. Essex is in Pearl Harbor participating in RIMPAC. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from Jun. 29 to Aug. 3, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2012 is the 23rd exercise in the series that began in 1971.



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This work, RIMPAC 2012 [Image 7 of 7], by CPO Terry L. Feeney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.06.2012

Date Posted:07.06.2012 17:11

Photo ID:619685

VIRIN:120706-N-QM098-001

Resolution:1395x2100

Size:814.15 KB

Location:PEARL HARBOR, HI, USGlobe

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