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220301-N-SW005-1476

EAST CHINA SEA (Mar. 1, 2023) The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), left, sails in formation with the amphibious dock landing ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), middle, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force landing ship tank JS Osumi (LST 4001) during a mine counter-measure exercise as part of Exercise Iron Fist in the East China Sea, Mar. 1. Iron Fist is an annual bilateral exercise designed to increase interoperability and strengthen the relationships between the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Navy, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the 7th Fleet area of operations. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with Allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sade’ Anita Wallace)

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Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Sade Wallace
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Location: EAST CHINA SEA
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