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A Sailor looks on as a landing craft air cushion leaves the well deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A Sailor looks on as a landing craft air cushion leaves the well deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 14, 2009) A Sailor looks on as a landing craft air cushion leaves the well deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as Marines from the 22d Marine Expeditionary Unit embark. Bataan left her homeport of Norfolk May 13 for a regularly scheduled deployment to the U.S. Fifth and Sixth fleet areas of operation. Bataan is the flagship of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group/22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, which includes more than 4,000 Sailors and embarked Marines. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Ryan Steinhour) File# 090514-N-3165S-053

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14/05/2009 - 14/05/2009
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ATLANTIC OCEAN
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U.S. NAVY
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