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USS America conducts damage control exercise
170918-N-ZS023-084 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 18, 2017) Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 2nd Class Calvin Neckel, center, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, the team leader of repair locker 4 aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), operates a naval firefighting thermal imager in one of the main engine rooms. 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)