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Basic Shipboard Firefighting Course at Surface Warfare Officer SWOS ELSYokosuka

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 8, 2013) – Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) and the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) work together to put out a fire during a basic shipboard firefighting course at Surface Warfare Officer School Engineering Learning Site (SWOS ELS) Yokosuka. SWOS ELS provides education and training in support of surface Navy requirements that prepare officer and enlisted engineers to serve at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Abby Rader)

photo by Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet