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Gulf of Oman (Nov. 18, 2006) - An MH-60S Knighthawk Helicopter lifts off the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Saipan (LHA 2) during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) with Military Sealift Command fast-combat logistic support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE6). Saipan is currently on deployment in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations (MSO) in the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Indian Ocean. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Patrick W. Mullen III (RELEASED)

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