Image of the Day: USS Essex Fires Saluting Battery

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Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Jeff Krawczyk fires a 40mm saluting battery from the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

The operation was carried out while the vessel was sailing in the Pacific Ocean on March 31.

Essex is underway participating in a composite training unit exercise with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group.

Image: US Navy

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