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    USS Essex Underway Operations [Image 1 of 9]

    USS Essex Underway Operations

    GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 5, 2021) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Maria Chavezvaldez signals to an MV-22B Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Nov. 5. Essex and the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Isaak Martinez)



    Date Taken: 11.04.2021
    Date Posted: 11.06.2021 00:11
    Photo ID: 6926627
    VIRIN: 211105-N-KF697-1025
    Resolution: 4622x3076
    Size: 995.45 KB
    Location: GULF OF OMAN

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