Counter Piracy Operations 2009 - brandon-raile
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091129-N-0260R-003 - GULF OF ADEN (Nov. 29, 2009) - Members of the USS Chosin's (CG 65) Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) team approach the ship in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to practice ladder boarding techniques. 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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