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ANDAMAN SEA (May 23, 2008) -- The amphibious ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) steam in formation in the Andaman Sea. The Essex ARG is standing by in international waters off the coast of Burma in support of Joint Task Force Caring Response a humanitarian assistance operation developed in the wake of Cyclone Nargis. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ty Swartz (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
May 23, 2008
Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ty Swartz
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LSD 49
Other Visible Equipment
USS Essex (LHD 2), LPD 10
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
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