(Photo release from US Navy Office of Community Outreach):
Lt. Jesus Lamberti, from Cartersville, Ga., assigned gives a tour on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during an open ship tour day while moored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, four submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in 1971.