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080709-N-1082Z-027 ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 9, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) steams near the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX provides a realistic training environment to ensure the strike group is capable and ready for its upcoming scheduled deployment. The Iwo Jima ESG is made up of Ramage; the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72); the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7); the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17); the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50); all homeported at Norfolk, Va.; the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), homeported at Mayport, Fla.; and the fast-attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768), homeported at Groton, Conn. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky (Released)

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080709-N-1082Z-001 ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 9, 2008) The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oilier USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) pulls alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) after a replenishment at sea with the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX provides a realistic training environment to ensure the strike group is capable and ready for its upcoming scheduled deployment. The Iwo Jima ESG is made up of Ramage; the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7); the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17); the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72); the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50); all homeported at Norfolk, Va.; the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), homeported at Mayport, Fla.; and the fast-attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768), homeported at Groton, Conn. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky (Released)

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Great scale comparison for those of you that thought that FA resupply vessels were out of scale to their combat sisters...
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080709-N-1038M-111 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 9, 2008) The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) conducts a refueling at sea with the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk will be participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2008. Participants include units from the U.S., Australia, Chile, Japan, the Netherlands, Peru, South Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Seaman Anthony R. Martinez (Released)

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