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Wasp Departs to be Forward Deployed to Japan
170830-N-VC599-003.JPG Photo By: MC2(SW) Justin Wolpert

NORFOLK - The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) departs Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 30, 2017. Wasp is transiting to Sasebo, Japan, to conduct a turnover with the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the forward-deployed flagship of the amphibious forces in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.


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