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USS America Sailors participate in live fire exercise
170918-N-ZS023-035 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 18, 2017) Ship’s Serviceman Cristian Arzuaga, a Chicago native, operates a .50-caliber Browning machine gun under Chief Gunner’s Mate Alfonso Vega’s, a native of Merced, California, instruction during a live-fire training exercise on the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). America is the flagship for the America Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)