SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 5, 2013) The guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) pulls the alongside the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the US 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (US Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katarzyna Kobiljak/Released)

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