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February 15, 2019
 

USS Wasp operations at sea

Navy photograph by PO3 Sean Galbreath

PHILIPPINE SEA–Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Keane Lancaster, from Kingsport, Tenn., teaches Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Brittany Baker, from Victorville, Calif., how to adjust the sites of and M4 carbine during a live fire exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp, flagship of Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Pacific region to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.




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