Counter Piracy Operations 2009 - brandon-raile
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091222-N-0260R-036 - GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 22, 2009) - Members of the USS Chosin's (CG 65) Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) team practice boarding techniques from one the ship's Rigid Hull Inflateable Boats (RHIB). Chosin is the flagship of Combined Joint Task Force 151, a multinational task force established to conduct counter-piracy operations under a mission-based mandate to actively deter, disrupt, and suppress piracy off the coast of Somalia.
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brandon Raile/Released)

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