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    USS Essex Underway Operations [Image 4 of 18]

    USS Essex Underway Operations

    GULF OF OMAN

    11.07.2021

    Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John McGovern 

    USS Essex-LHD 2

    GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 8, 2021) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alysa Sanchez signals to an AH-1Z Venom attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during an interoperability exercise with the British Royal Navy aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, Nov. 8. 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 2nd Class John McGovern)

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    Date Taken: 11.07.2021
    Date Posted: 11.09.2021 06:56
    Photo ID: 6930349
    VIRIN: 211108-N-SH168-2048
    Resolution: 4267x3048
    Size: 883.31 KB
    Location: GULF OF OMAN

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