PHOTO: Moyock native fishes during a fish call aboard USS America deployed in the Philippine Sea – OBX Today

PHILIPPINE SEA (February 4, 2024) Chief Warrant Officer Trey Prewitt, right, from Moyock, North Carolina, and Aviation Ordanceman 1st Class Christian Ponce, left, from Miami, both assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault carrier USS America (LHA 6), fish during a fish call in the ship’s vehicle storage area while sailing in the Philippine Sea, February 4. America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darian Lord)

Chief Warrant Officer Trey Prewitt, right, from Moyock, North Carolina, and Aviation Ordanceman 1st Class Christian Ponce, left, from Miami, both assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault carrier USS America (LHA 6), fish during a fish call in the ship’s vehicle storage area while conducting routine operations in the Philippine Sea, February 4. America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darian Lord)