Cmdr. Dennis Velez, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), answers questions from media dur

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OTARU, Japan (Feb. 4, 2011) Cmdr. Dennis Velez, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), answers questions from media during a port visit to Otaru, Japan. Fitzgerald is forward-deployed to Yokosuka as part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos/Released)

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 OTARU, Japan (Feb. 4, 2011) Cmdr. Dennis Velez, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), answers questions from media during a port visit to Otaru, Japan. Fitzgerald is forward-deployed to Yokosuka as part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos/Released)