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RIMPAC, the world’s largest maritime exercise, underway at Pearl Harbor

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Pictured at top, ships are docked at Pearl Harbor ahead of RIMPAC exercises that begin today and run through Aug. 2.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sailors streamed off the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, on the right side, Tuesday at Pearl Harbor.

    On the left is the Japanese helicopter destroyer Ise.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Two destroyers, the Pearl-Harbor based USS Chung-Hoon and San Diego-based USS Sterett, are tied up together at Pearl Harbor. Any sailor who goes from one ship to the other must salute leaving one and then salute coming aboard the other.

Thousands of sailors streamed off warships Tuesday while tons of food was loaded back on as Pearl Harbor continues to fill up ahead of big Rim of the Pacific war games. Read more

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