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Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Destiny Cheek rings a bell during a Bell Ringing ceremony for the USS San Diego exhibit
Title: Bell ringing ceremony for the USS San Diego exhibit.
Caption: 181108-N-GK939-0022 WASHINGTON (NNS) (Nov. 8, 2018) Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Destiny Cheek rings a bell during a bell ringing ceremony for the USS San Diego exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy. San Diego is the only major warship lost by the United States during World War I. The site serves as a stark reminder of how close enemy action came to the American coast during the war and serves as the final resting place of the six Sailors who lost their lives in service to their country. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lindsay A. Preston/Released)
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