Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Troublefield passes a rat tail stopper on a mooring line aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

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YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 28, 2011) Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Troublefield passes a rat tail stopper on a mooring line aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge serves under Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7/Task Force (CTF) 76, the Navy's only forward-deployed amphibious force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Fidel C. Hart/Released)

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 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 28, 2011) Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Troublefield passes a rat tail stopper on a mooring line aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge serves under Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7/Task Force (CTF) 76, the Navy's only forward-deployed amphibious force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Fidel C. Hart/Released)