180405-N-ZG607-0038 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 5, 2018) Machinist's Mate Fireman Michael Rodriguez, left, and Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Cody Buentello fix a seal on a span wire winch aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima, homeported in Mayport, Fla., is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dominick A. Cremeans/Released)

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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 5, 2018) Machinist’s Mate Fireman Michael Rodriguez, left, and Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Cody Buentello fix a seal on a span wire winch aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima, homeported in Mayport, Fla., is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dominick A. Cremeans/Released)
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WACO, Texas (April 5, 2018) Boatswainโ€™s Mate Seaman David Delgado, from Chicago, assigned to USS Constitution, teaches a child how to tie a knot at the Joe Troy Brownfield Boys and Girls Club as part of a Navy Week Waco presentation. Waco is one of select cities to host a 2018 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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BENGKULU, Indonesia (April 5, 2018) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bryan Wallace digs a retaining wall trench for a construction project during an engineering exchange in support of Pacific Partnership (PP) 2018. PP-18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cameron Pinske/Released)
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BENGKULU, Indonesia (April 5, 2018) Staff Sgt. Douglas Jackson, right, from Douglasville, Ga., gathers a tour group of Indonesians on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) for a static display tour of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during the Mercyโ€™s first mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18โ€™s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific Region. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey L. Adams/Released)
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POLARIS POINT, Guam (April 5, 2018) Military Sealift Command civilian mariners back out of a room during a general quarters drill aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Frank Cable, forward-deployed to the island of Guam, repairs, rearms and reprovisions submarines and surface vessels in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Randall W. Ramaswamy/Released)
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SAN DIEGO (April 5, 2018) Ensign Jacob Ware, interior communications division officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), speaks to congressional staff delegates in the pilot house during a tour of the ship. Boxer is pierside in its homeport preparing for Commander, Naval Surface Forces sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander C. Kubitza/Released)