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120903-N-TX154-181GUAM (Sept. 3, 2012) Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 1st Class Dave Lansom steers the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) as the ship gets underway. Cowpens is part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group based out of Yokosuka, Japan and is currently conducting a routine patrol in the western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/Released)