The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs San Diego bay for a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th

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SAN DIEGO (Sept. 11, 2010) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs San Diego bay for a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael C. Barton/Released)

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 SAN DIEGO (Sept. 11, 2010) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs San Diego bay for a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael C. Barton/Released)