USS America Sailors stand watch
171110-N-ZS023-023 ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 10, 2017) Seaman Lea Sabino, a native of Chula Vista, Calif., assigned to deck department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), stands the forward look out watch as the ship prepares to enter Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates for a port visit. America is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)