USS Makin Island off the southern coast of California
USS Makin Island
111010-N-KD852-027 PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct 11, 2011) - The Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) operates off the southern coast of California. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group is underway for a certification exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill/Released)
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