Hospital Corpsman Chief Thomas Tran checks the progress of Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emilio Casenave during the E-5 exam aboar

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SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 10, 2011) Hospital Corpsman Chief Thomas Tran checks the progress of Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emilio Casenave during the E-5 exam aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group on patrol in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Johnie Hickmon/Released)

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 SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 10, 2011) Hospital Corpsman Chief Thomas Tran checks the progress of Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emilio Casenave during the E-5 exam aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group on patrol in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Johnie Hickmon/Released)