An AS332 Super Puma helicopter moves pallets of supplies from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Al

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PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 21, 2010) An AS332 Super Puma helicopter moves pallets of supplies from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a vertical replenishment. Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway in the western Pacific region.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

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 PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 21, 2010) An AS332 Super Puma helicopter moves pallets of supplies from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a vertical replenishment. Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway in the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)