Quartermaster Seaman Robert Howard takes visual bearings aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 12, 2010) Quartermaster Seaman Robert Howard takes visual bearings aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a simulated strait transit with ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 1. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adrian T. White/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 12, 2010) Quartermaster Seaman Robert Howard takes visual bearings aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a simulated strait transit with ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 1. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adrian T. White/Released)