Wanat story in Seattle Times
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Brass over the Ocean

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U.S. Navy sailors serving as gunners mates aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain fire a .50 caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise in the Pacific Ocean, July 25, 2009. The Lake Champlain is on a scheduled deployment as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility.
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Barker