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Philippine Sea (Oct. 23, 2006) -- A visit, board, search, and seizure teams assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) and a Philippine Navy Special Operations Group (NAVSOG) performs training off the coast of the Philippines. The two groups trained in close battle combat (CBC) and pier movement on board an oil rig. Stethem is currently off the coast of the Philippines participating in bilateral exercises, Exercise Talon Vision (TV 07) and Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX 07). Stethem is currently a part of the forward-deployed naval force stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Danny Ewing Jr. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
October 23, 2006
Ensign Danny Ewing Jr.
Caption Writer
Lt. Chris Bishop Deputy Director, 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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