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150224-N-YK910-014 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 24, 2015) A Marine AV-8B Harrier pilot from the Tomcats of Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (VMFA) 311 reviews his flight details prior to takeoff from the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is underway preparing for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher B. Janik/Released)