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Sailors and Marines handle a messenger line used to pull a span wire from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler Walter S. Deihl (T-AO 193) to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4).

Sailors and Marines handle a messenger line used to pull a span wire from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler Walter S. Deihl (T-AO 193) to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4).

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INDIAN OCEAN (Apr. 26, 2009) Sailors and Marines handle a messenger line used to pull a span wire from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler Walter S. Deihl (T-AO 193) to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) during an underway replenishment. The span wire is used to send supplies and fuel hoses between ships. Boxer is deployed as part of Boxer Amphibious Readiness group/13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (13th MEU) supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Menzie) File# 090426-N-6552M-026

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26/04/2009 - 26/04/2009
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INDIAN OCEAN
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U.S. NAVY
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