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KITTERY, Maine (Oct. 23, 2008) Submariners assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-commissioning Unit New Hampshire (SSN 778) practice manning their ship during rehearsals for the boat's commissioning ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.  New Hampshire will be commissioned Saturday, Oct. 25 during a ceremony at PNS.  New Hampshire is the fifth submarine in the Virginia class, the first major U.S. Navy combatant vessel class designed with the post-Cold War security environment in mind. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Fernando Allen/Released)

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