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PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 18, 2008) -- Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Russell Butterfield, left, and Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Zach Brown, assigned to Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15, perform maintenance on an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) during Fuerzas Aliadas (FA) PANAMAX 2008. FA PANAMAX 2008 is a multi-national training exercise tailored to the defense of the Panama Canal, involving civil and military forces from the U. S. Southern Command area of focus. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Richard Doolin (Released)

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