05/22/2011 The littoral combat ship USS Freedom is seen operating in the Pacific Ocean.
Credit: Navy Visual News Service
- The first photo shows USS Freedom breaking away from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier after a refueling at sea. Freedom is conducting counter-illicit trafficking operations in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility.
- The second photo shows a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the littoral combat ship USS Freedom conducting a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier.