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At sea aboard USS Antietam (CG 54) Dec. 18, 2001 -- The guided missile cruiser USS Antietam moves alongside the Japanese supply ship JDS Hamana (AOE 424) for a refueling at sea (RAS).  This is the first time the two ships will conduct an RAS together.  Both ships are part of the coalition of forces supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  U.S. Navy Photo by Lieutenant Commander Bob Meeker.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
December 18, 2001
Lieutenant Commander Bob Meeker
Caption Writer
Chief Musser, Navy Visual News Service
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CG 54
Other Visible Equipment
JDS Hamana (AOE 424) (Japan)
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
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