(Mark Oliva/Stars and Stripes)

Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 5, 2001: USS Bremerton, a nuclear-powered attack submarine, sits pierside at White Beach Naval Facility during a port visit. USS Bremerton was taking part in Annual Exericse 2001 with the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force.

Read Stars and Stripes reporter Mark Oliva’s story on life aboard the USS Bremerton here.

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