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Capt. Michael W. Baze, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), discusses the upgrades the ship is receiving while giving a tour to Rear Adm. Victorino Mercado, Director, Assessment Division (OPNAV N81).
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SAN DIEGO (Oct. 27, 2015) Capt. Michael W. Baze, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), discusses the upgrades the ship is receiving while giving a tour to Rear Adm. Victorino Mercado, Director, Assessment Division (OPNAV N81). America is undergoing a Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA) in which the ship's crew and assigned contractors make improvements to the ship's design. America's PSA will pave the way for future America-class amphibious assault ships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Berksteiner)

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