u.s. 7th fleet

Aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Sept. 18, 2003 – Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Dave Shull, Jr. from Orlando, Fla., shoots a non-lethal airburst device with a shotgun while Chief Gunner’s Mate Chip Gialito from Newport News, Va., evaluates the operation during a night force protection demonstration on the fantail of USS Blue Ridge. The airburst devices are intended to warn approaching vessels that they should come no closer. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Novia E. Harrington.