USS Gettysburg action

10/31/2011: USS Gettysburg action

Credit: USN Visual Service:09/26/2011

  • In the first photo, Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg maneuver rigid-hull inflatable boats toward the Royal Navy Fleet Auxiliary fleet repair ship RFA Diligence (A132) during a training exercise.Gettysburg is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn.
  • In the second photo, Cmdr. John Gray, right, executive officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg, observes as sailors investigate a smoke-filled passageway during a damage control training drill aboard Gettysburg.
  • In the third photo, Sailors move pallets of stores on the flight deck aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg during a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Sacagawea.

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