Aviation boatswain's mates clean wheel stop combing aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

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JAVA SEA (Nov. 6, 2010) Aviation boatswain's mates clean wheel stop combing aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey H. Kyhl/Released)

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 JAVA SEA (Nov. 6, 2010) Aviation boatswain's mates clean wheel stop combing aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey H. Kyhl/Released)