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Philippine Sea (Jun. 03, 2003) -- The guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) approaches the port side of the guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) during a leap frog training exercise.  The exercise allows ship handlers to practice the approach and stabilization alongside and a breakaway in a simulated underway replenishment environment.  Ingraham and Antietam are part of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Strike Force on deployment in the western Pacific Ocean.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jeremie Kerns.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
June 03, 2003
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jeremie Kerns
Caption Writer
Dep. Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 82
Other Visible Equipment
USS Antietam (CG 54)
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
Not available
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