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SUBIC BAY, Philippines (April 15, 2009) -- Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1627 moves into position to take on equipment from the well deck of the forward deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is participating in Balikatan 2009, an annual combined, joint-bilateral exercise involving U.S. Military and Armed Forces of the Philippines personnel as well as subject matter experts from Philippine Civil Defense Agencies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Casey H. Kyhl (Released)

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Photo Date
April 15, 2009
Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Casey H. Kyhl
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
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