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May 4, 2018
 

USS Sterett

Navy photograph by PO2 L.J. Gourley

PHILIPPINE SEA–Operations Specialist 1st Class Eric Moreno, from Palmdale, Calif., directs aircraft from the combat information center aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104). Sterett, assigned to the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, is on a scheduled deployment in the Indo-Pacific region to support training under the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Up-Gunned ESG concept and to serve as a forward multi-mission asset for any type of contingency.




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