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SAN DIEGO (July 21, 2022) Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt, right, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), and Rear Adm. J.T. Anderson, middle, commander of Carrier Strike Group 3, speak to Philippine navy Vice Adm. Adeluis Bordado, flag officer in command, aboard Abraham Lincoln during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kassandra Alanis)

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Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Kassandra Alanis |  VIRIN: 220721-N-CH260-1008.JPG