Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ron Welch heaves around a mooring line as the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departs Haifa, Israel for the underway portion of Exercise Reliant Mermaid 2012. Reliant Mermaid, in its 11th iteration, is an annual search and rescue exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Jamieson)
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