Capt. Ross Myers speaks with embarked Japanese reporters in the hangar bay aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73).

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2010) Capt. Ross Myers, commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, speaks with embarked Japanese reporters in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington is participating in Keen Sword 2011 with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. This exercise enhances the Japan/U.S. alliance, which remains a key strategic relationship in the Northeast Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David A. Cox/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2010) Capt. Ross Myers, commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, speaks with embarked Japanese reporters in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington is participating in Keen Sword 2011 with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. This exercise enhances the Japan/U.S. alliance, which remains a key strategic relationship in the Northeast Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David A. Cox/Released)