EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 29, 2011) Amphibious assault vehicles assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) head towards sunset after disembarking the forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9). Denver is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is conducting operations in the western Pacific region. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]