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SAN DIEGO (Sept 29, 2022) Cmdr. Ralph Lufkin, right, relieves Cmdr. Edison Rush III as the commanding officer of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Manchester (LCS 14) Blue Crew during a change of command ceremony on the ship's flight deck. LCS are fast, agile, mission-focused platforms designed to operate in near-shore environments, winning against 21st-century coastal threats. LCS support forward-presence, maritime security, sea control, and deterrence missions around the globe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Vance Hand)

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