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Sailors assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan's (LHD 5) apply a fresh coat of paint to the bridge in preparation for the Navy-Marine Corps Classic basketball game.
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NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2012) Sailors assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan's (LHD 5) apply a fresh coat of paint to the bridge in preparation for the Navy-Marine Corps Classic basketball game scheduled for Nov. 9. Bataan is in Mayport to participate in the city of Jacksonville's "Week of Valor" and host the Navy-Marine Corps Classic between the University of Florida and Georgetown University put on by the city of Jacksonville which, along with its surrounding communities, has a long tradition of supporting Sailors and Marines. The game honors veterans, active and reserve service members, and military families. America's away team, the Navy and Marine Corps are reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea as well as ashore. Join the conversation in social media using #BBallOnDeck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Rob Aylward/Released)

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