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South China Sea (May 25, 2006) -- Gunner's Mate Seaman Omar Bonilla mans a 25mm chain gun on the deck of amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) as Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Kevin Rodriguez keep communication with the bridge during a general quarters drill. Tortuga is currently participating in Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT). SEACAT is a week-long at-sea exercise designed to highlight the value of information sharing and multi-national coordination within a scenario that gives participating navies practical maritime interception training opportunities. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class John L. Beeman (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
May 25, 2006
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class John L. Beeman
Caption Writer
Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LSD 42
Other Visible Equipment
MK-38 chain gun
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
Not available
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