Taking the Helm
Taking the Helm
150309-N-SX614-250 YOKOSUKA, Japan (March 9, 2015) Seaman Bryan Swierczk, attached to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) stands watch as lee helmsman while the ship departs Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Blue Ridge is currently underway conducting unit level training to assess the crew on damage control, force protection and seamanship in preparation for upcoming patrols in the 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cody R. Babin/RELEASED)
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