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211207-N-PH222-1568 PORT HERA, Timor-Leste (Dec. 7, 2021) Sailors conduct flight deck firefighting training with members of the Timor-Leste Defense Force during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) from the flight deck aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18). In its 27th year, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed to enhance U.S. and partnered navies’ abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. Charleston, part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7, is on a rotational deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden)

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Location: PORT HERA, TimorLeste
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