Sonar Technician 2nd Class Earl Patterson and Machinist's Mate Fireman Michael McCord tighten the locking straps o

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NORFOLK (Sept. 23, 2010) Sonar Technician 2nd Class Earl Patterson and Machinist's Mate Fireman Michael McCord tighten the locking straps on an exercise torpedo before transporting it to it's storage position aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765). Montpelier is onloading exercise weapons in preparation for an upcoming tactical readiness evaluation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Todd A. Schaffer/Released)

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 NORFOLK (Sept. 23, 2010) Sonar Technician 2nd Class Earl Patterson and Machinist's Mate Fireman Michael McCord tighten the locking straps on an exercise torpedo before transporting it to it's storage position aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765). Montpelier is onloading exercise weapons in preparation for an upcoming tactical readiness evaluation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Todd A. Schaffer/Released)