USS Pearl Harbor flight deck personnel launch and recover Army helicopters
171018-N-OW019-097 U.S 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Oct. 16, 2017) A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC), operated by Sailors of Assault Craft Unit 5, exits the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) as it prepares to go ashore in support of Iron Magic 18. Iron Magic 18 is a combined-arms live-fire engagement meant to expand levels of cooperation, enhance mutual maritime capabilities, and promote long-term regional stability and interoperability between U.S. forces and regional partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Logan C. Kellums/Released)