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180907-N-NB142-0008

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GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 7 2018) – Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Ashley Garrison places trash into a plastic shredder in the trash room aboard Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a regularly scheduled deployment of Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). The Essex ARG/13th MEU is a lethal, flexible, and persistent Navy-Marine Corps team deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chandler Harrell)

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Photo taken on 6 September 2018 (© SurfaceWarriors / Flickr)

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