Military Photo: Capturing Pirates

Posted: 05/01/2009

Members of a USS Gettysburg visit, board, search and seizure team and a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement vessel approach a suspected pirate mothership after responding to a merchant vessel distress signal while operating in the Combined Maritime Forces area of responsibility as part of CombineTask Force 151 in the Gulf of Aden, May 13, 2009. Gettysburg, a guided-missile cruiser, is serving as the flagship of CTF 151, a multinational task force to conduct counter-piracy operations. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Eric L. Beauregard

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