An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AK

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 21, 2011) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) with supplies for the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), not pictured. Essex and ships in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility are operating off the coast of Hachinohe in northeastern Japan supporting Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam M. Bennett/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (March 21, 2011) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) with supplies for the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), not pictured. Essex and ships in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility are operating off the coast of Hachinohe in northeastern Japan supporting Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam M. Bennett/Released)