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Philippines Sea (Oct. 24, 2006) -- The guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) prepares to go alongside the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS Concord (T-AFS 5) and amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) to perform replenishment at sea. Stethem is currently off the coast of the Philippines participating in bilateral exercises, Exercise Talon Vision and Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX 07), with the armed forces of the Philippines. Stethem is currently a part of the forward-deployed naval force stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Danny Ewing Jr. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
October 24, 2006
Ensign Danny Ewing Jr.
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
USNS Concord (T-AFS 5), USS Stethem (DDG 63)
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
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