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June 15, 2018
 

Las Vegas Sailor participates in overboard recovery procedures

Navy photograph by PO2 Anna Van Nuys

PHILIPPINE SEA — Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Timothy Baker, from Las Vegas, Nev., and a search and rescue (SAR) swimmer, prepares to retrieve a target that went overboard during simulated man overboard recovery procedure aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65). Benfold is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.




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