Leslie A. Bassett, center, charge'd affaires of the U.S. Embassy, congratulates Electrician's Mate Fireman Marianne Brook during

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SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 14, 2010)  Leslie A. Bassett, center, charge'd affaires of the U.S. Embassy, congratulates Electrician's Mate Fireman Marianne Brook during a naturalization ceremony aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Bassett is accompanied by Rear Adm. Ron Horton, commander of Logistics Group Western Pacific, left, and Capt. Troy Hart, Essex commanding officer. Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex amphibious Ready Group and is on patrol in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark R. Alvarez/Released)

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 SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 14, 2010) Leslie A. Bassett, center, charge'd affaires of the U.S. Embassy, congratulates Electrician's Mate Fireman Marianne Brook during a naturalization ceremony aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Bassett is accompanied by Rear Adm. Ron Horton, commander of Logistics Group Western Pacific, left, and Capt. Troy Hart, Essex commanding officer. Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex amphibious Ready Group and is on patrol in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark R. Alvarez/Released)