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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Aug. 24, 2018) – Damage Controlman 3rd Class Brandon Carrasquillo fastens a hose to a diesel-powered eductor in the hangar bay of Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a regularly scheduled deployment of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). The Essex ARG/13th MEU is a capable and lethal Navy-Marine Corps team deployed to the 7th fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Freeman)

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Photo taken on 23 August 2018 (© SurfaceWarriors / Flickr)

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