The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), front, and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), back, conduct replenishment-at-sea with the fleet-replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) while conducting operations with the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Ike is conducting operations in the Mediterranean Sea as part of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group.

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