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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home from Eastern Pacific patrol
USCGC Active (WMEC 618) landing signal officer Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan Cody directs flight deck personnel during a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) exercise off the coast of Southern California with an MH-65E helicopter aircrew from Forward Operation Base Point Mugu, California, Mar. 17, 2024. A VERTREP is a logistical operation to resupply ships at sea utilizing helicopters to transport supplies and equipment between ships. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shane Sexton.

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