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220122-N-PQ495-1384 PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 22, 2022) From left, Wasp-class landing helicopter dock USS Essex (LHD 2), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101), Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181), Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) and America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) transit the Philippine Sea Jan. 22, 2022. Operating as part of U.S. Pacific Fleet, units assigned to Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Groups, Essex and America Amphibious Ready Groups and JMSDF are conducting training to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

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