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POHANG, Republic of Korea (March 6, 2007) -- A Republic of Korea soldier stands watch on the pier, in front of USS Essex (LHD 2), during 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit reception staging onward movement and integration for Exercise Foal Eagle 2007. Foal Eagle provides the Marines with the opportunity to continue their partnership with the Republic of Korea's forces. Essex is the Navy's only forward deployed multi-purpose amphibious assault ship and is the flagship for the Essex Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG) operating from Sasebo, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeremy L. Wood (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
March 6, 2007
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeremy L. Wood
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
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Docked in Korea