Nashville Sailor On The Job Near Australia
CORAL SEA (July 20, 2019) Seaman Caitlyn Aussieker, from Nashville, Illinois, signals as cargo arrives aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during a connected replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4). Green Bay, part of the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is currently participating in Talisman Sabre 2019 off the coast of Northern Australia. A bilateral, biennial event, Talisman Sabre is designed to improve U.S. and Australian combat training, readiness and interoperability through realistic, relevant training necessary to maintain regional security, peace and stability. (U.S.
Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez)