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CARAT 2000
000918-N-5961C-001 At sea aboard USS Reuben James (FFG 57) Sep. 18, 2000 -- Seaman Robert Marchbanks of Dallas, TX. scans the horizon for contacts as warships from the Republic of Singapore follow the guided missile frigate in the South China Sea. Both Navies are training at sea during the final phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2000 (CARAT). CARAT is an annual series of bilateral exercises between the United States and Southeast Asian navies designed to promote interoperability between nations. U.S. navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Spike Call. (RELEASED)