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Pacific Ocean (March 23, 2006) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) sails in formation with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships during a passing exercise (PASSEX). Lincoln spent three days conducting exercises with JMDSF and took part in an officer exchange program as part of a passing exercise. Lincoln and Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) are currently on a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman James R. Evans (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
March 23, 2006
Photographer's Mate Airman James R. Evans
Caption Writer
Lt. Chris Bishop, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 63
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
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Tail Code
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