Sailors remove chocks and chains from a helicopter as it prepares to depart the ship.
WATERS NEAR JAPAN (Apr. 09, 2015) Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Matthew Robertson, from Los Angles, and Boatswains Mate Seaman Evander Macer from Englewood, Calif., assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88), remove chocks and chains from a helicopter as it prepares to depart the ship. Preble is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alonzo M. Archer) File# 150409-N-UN259-093