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120609-N-AP176-006 ARABIAN SEA (June 9, 2012) Waves crash onto the bow of guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94). Nitze is deployed as part of Enterprise Carrier Strike Group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Atherton/Released)
PORTLAND, Ore., June 7, 2012 – Guided missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) transits under Steel Bridge in Portland at the start of Portland Rose Festival. Navy warships have been coming to the City of Roses since USS Charleston’s visit in 1907. Portland’s Rose Festival is an opportunity for the Navy to raise awareness about the purpose of naval forces and sustain the strong relationship with the community. U.S. Third Fleet leads naval forces in the Eastern Pacific from the West Coast of North America to the international date line and provides realistic, relevant training necessary for an effective global Navy. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Terry L. Feeney/RELEASED.
120608-N-JL721-009 MAPUTO, Mozambique (June 8, 2012) High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) arrives in Port Maputo for a seven-day port visit to support Africa Partnership Station (APS) East 2012. Africa Partnership Station is an international security cooperation initiative intended to strengthen global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities to improve maritime safety and security in Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Suzanna Brugler/Released)
120608-N-WX580-013 NORFOLK (June 8, 2012) Tall ships make their way down the Elizabeth River during Operation Sail (OpSail) 2012 Virginia. OpSail 2012 Virginia will be Norfolk’s largest gathering of international tall ships and naval vessels in more than 100 years. OpSail 2012 Virginia commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Lacordrick Wilson/Released)
120608-N-HN353-142 NORFOLK, Va. (June 8, 2012) Ships participating in OpSail 2012 Virginia, steam by Naval Station Norfolk June 8, 2012. OpSail 2012 Virginia is a bicentennial commemoration event for the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ernesto Hernandez Fonte/ Not Released)
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