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    USS America, USS Makin Island Conduct FARS Operations [Image 9 of 13]

    USS America, USS Makin Island Conduct FARS Operations

    EAST CHINA SEA

    03.16.2023

    Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Thomas Contant 

    USS America (LHA 6)   

    EAST CHINA SEA (Mar. 16, 2023) A F-35B Lightning II, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 122, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, embarked aboard the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group lands on the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault carrier USS America (LHA 6) during forward arming and refueling ship (FARS) operations while sailing in the East China Sea, Mar. 16. Makin Island and America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, conducted FARS operations in the 7th Fleet area of operations, the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, routinely operating with Allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Thomas B. Contant)

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    Date Taken: 03.16.2023
    Date Posted: 03.19.2023 01:25
    Photo ID: 7688606
    VIRIN: 230316-N-BX791-1467
    Resolution: 3430x5482
    Size: 821.86 KB
    Location: EAST CHINA SEA

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