A Sailor guides a landing craft air cushion aboard USS Denver.

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 18, 2010) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jeffery Howard guides a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) into the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9). Denver is part of the permanently forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway for a scheduled patrol in the western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Blair/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 18, 2010) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jeffery Howard guides a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) into the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9). Denver is part of the permanently forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway for a scheduled patrol in the western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Blair/Released)