230525-N-SN516-1106.JPG Photo By: David Negron

PHILIPPINE SEA - 230525-N-SN516-1105 PHILIPPINE SEA (May 25, 2023) U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Johnathon Swan, from Moreno Valley, Calif., provides bearings to the master helmsman as the conning officer aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202). Decatur, part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, is in U.S. 7th Fleet conducting routine 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 David Negron)


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