Sailors and Marines conduct a foreign object damage walk-down during flight quarters.
GULF OF ADEN (Apr. 05, 2009) Sailors and Marines conduct a foreign object damage walk-down during flight quarters aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). The walk-down is to minimize the risk of damage to aircraft and personnel during flight operations. Boxer is deployed as part of Boxer Amphibious Readiness group/13th MEU supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Jackson) File# 090405-N-6410J-020