Information Systems Technician Seaman Kevin Thompson communicates with other ships in the formation from the bridge wing of the

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 10, 2011) Information Systems Technician Seaman Kevin Thompson communicates with other ships in the formation from the bridge wing of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) during a passing exercise between Stockdale, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Kurama (DDH 144). Stockdale and Gridley are underway with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 10, 2011) Information Systems Technician Seaman Kevin Thompson communicates with other ships in the formation from the bridge wing of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) during a passing exercise between Stockdale, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Kurama (DDH 144). Stockdale and Gridley are underway with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)