Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) fill plastic containers with potable water in the hangar bay o

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 25, 2011) Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) fill plastic containers with potable water in the hangar bay of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The water will be transported to various locations in Japan as a part of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (March 25, 2011) Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) fill plastic containers with potable water in the hangar bay of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The water will be transported to various locations in Japan as a part of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl/Released)